Guest Column | February 5, 2015

3 Lessons Healthcare Executives Can Learn From The Sony Hack

HITO Dean Steinbeck, TigerText

As if healthcare executives needed more to worry about, the recent hacker attack on Sony Pictures should send yet another reminder that data security can’t be ignored. On an international stage, Sony management learned the hard way that their e-mails, text messages, and private conversations were vulnerable to attack. Hackers accessed everything from the company’s sensitive financial information to its confidential employee communications. In the immediate aftermath of the attack, Sony is facing government inquiries, class action lawsuits from employees and business partners, and a significantly tarnished reputation. By Dean Steinbeck, General Counsel, TigerText