Iowa state officials are looking further into the source of a recent break in to University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics IT system. The school apparently believes that it was a university employee who broke into the school's system. In the wake of this incident, however, UIHC believes that it needs to the take stronger measures to prevent this from happening again. For that reason, UIHC has invited state auditor David Vaudt to increase means of access to the hospital's information systems.
Officials said the break in did not involve a virus or hacker, and they won't reveal what information has been compromised. Nonetheless, it appears likely that the school will be tightening up its internal security policy for employees to prevent further unauthorized use of hospital information.
To learn more about the hospital leak:
- read this Daily Iowan article