VA Hospital ‘High-Risk’ Vulnerability Unaddressed for Years

OIG Audit Findings Include Weaknesses Familiar to Other Healthcare Entities

 

… Still, “a ‘high-risk’ vulnerability identified over seven years ago that has still not yet been remediated: In the IT world, that’s a really long time,” says Tom Walsh, president of privacy and security consulting firm tw-Security, who reviewed the audit report at Information Security Media Group’s request.

… “Regardless of resource constraints, this should have been addressed by now, or at least a valid reason given as to why it has not been resolved,” Walsh says.

 

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