Data and identity theft


The market is driving more information sharing and transparency in health costs, with the intention of enabling people to make more value-driven healthcare decisions. As information sharing has grown, the risk of lost or misused information has also increased. The growing portability of data via the Internet and mobile devices, the lack of adequate safeguards, and higher incentives for thieves along with minimal risks of prosecution are all contributing to the growing problem of data and identity theft. Management at Dermaceutics is concerned that data may have already been compromised. With Dermaceutics's reputation and competitiveness at stake, the company's CEO approaches PwC.

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