Hackers Demand $3.6 Million from Hollywood Hospital Following Cyber-Attack

This article demonstrates the undeniable affect of a computer outage on a medical facility, and, therefore, why the limited constructs of HIPAA and its security rule are not enough to properly secure such a critical and sensitive environment.

Minutes and even seconds matter during a medical crisis.  Having to divert patients to other, more distant facilities is unacceptable.

http://news.softpedia.com/news/hackers-demand-3-6-million-from-hollywood-hospital-following-cyber-attack-500408.shtml

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