Why Anthem is the worst breach yet, and how we could protect everybody if we cared

Even though there are lots of great, critical posts and news pieces about the Anthem breach, they haven’t come close enough to this truth: Anthem may be the worst breach we’ve ever seen, and it is in any event a wake-up call to our health care system, our government and every sector of our economy that has not rethought identity protection, because it will be followed by more and more similarly dangerous breaches that make the credit card breaches of the last few years look like nothing, not to mention the even more serious breaches of the critical infrastructure and the internet of things in our homes.

Let’s imagine you were a very sophisticated national government wanting to do harm to the US through cybercrime against personal information….


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