Wade Trappe publishes LMI blog on security and privacy challenges facing Healthcare Industry

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ECE Professor Wade Trappe, in collaboration with Rutgers alumni Rob Miller and Daniel DuBravec of LMI (an agency focused on government policy strategy) have published a blog on the challenges facing the healthcare industry as it struggles with Protected Health Information (PHI) and HIPAA regulations. The article found here illustrates the risks associated with personal information being leaked on legacy technologies that are still be used by many in the health industry. By highlighting such security holes and the fact that many security problems have easy, readily-available solutions, the authors hope to inform public policy and quickly raise the security bar for our personal health information.