Think your Amex or VISA card leaves you vulnerable? Think again. The electronic health record is what hackers are after these days. Find out more in this article from

Forget credit card numbers. The hot new data for the modern bad guy is the electronic health record, which is not only worth more on the black market, but is easier to get.

According to a 2014 BitSight report, the health care industry has been lagging behind when it comes to security effectiveness, “with a worse average rating than the retail industry, including a high volume of security incidents and slow response times,” according to Stephen Boyer, CTO and co-founder at Cambridge, Mass.-based BitSight Technologies.

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