Cyber attack vector du jour – Third party digital ecosystem


Posted by Michael Reedy on November 8, 2016

By Fred Kneip, CEO, CyberGRX The common attack vector between this breach and many others, including the Mass. General Hospital breach in June, is a healthcare provider’s third party, or “business associate,” as defined by the Department of Health and Human Services. Breaches via a third party are a rapidly growing technique of bad actors looking to circumvent security controls put in place by sophisticated security teams. Becker’s Hospital Review, “Cyber attack vector du jour – Third party digital ecosystem” November 8, 2016

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