March 1, 2011 – A health care organization can have hundreds of threats to protected health information each day and not know it, said Sadik Al-Abdulla, senior manager in the security practice at CDW Corp., during a session at HIMSS11.

A recent client, for instance, had 500 breaches a week of employee records because the human resources department was updating the records and transmitting information to the health insurer in an unsecured manner.

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