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Newsday - Cyber Crime Rings, Oracle's Promises, and Block Chain with Proofpoint's Ryan Witt

Ryan Witt, Industries Solutions and Strategy Leader at Proofpoint joins Bill for the news. Over 90% of cyber attacks are targeted on a person, member of staff or job function. We're not talking about network based attacks anymore. HHS issues a major warning about a cybercrime group targeting the industry. Blockchain holds the potential to revolutionize healthcare but where is the blockchain revolution? Big Tech has a proven track record of building consumer-friendly technologies but will the Oracle Cerner deal extend that expertise to EHRs? IBM is selling Watson Health assets to Francisco Partners with a goal to focus on platform-based hybrid cloud and AI strategies. And Amazon is about to become the largest U.S. carrier for delivery services. What does that mean for healthcare?

Key Points:
00:00:00 - Intro
00:12:30 - Why hasn’t blockchain taken off in healthcare?
00:16:30 - How much can you truly trust that a technology will solve all of your PHI vulnerabilities?
00:24:20 - Hopefully people have realized the danger of tech debt in a cyber aware world.
00:30:30 - The playbook that's going to be studied for years in business school is what went wrong with IBM Watson Health

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