FCW: Red team hackers crack MHS Genesis

“Department of Defense cybersecurity testers were able to crack into MHS Genesis, the $5.5 billion commercial electronic health record system being deployed to host the medical records of 9.5 million beneficiaries worldwide.”

“The system “is not survivable in a cyber-contested environment,” according to the unclassified summary of a report from the Director of the Operational Test and Evaluation released publicly on Jan. 31…”

“In response to the results of the test, the Defense Healthcare Management Systems and the Defense Health Agency established a Cyber Integrated Working Group to tackle high-priority vulnerabilities and flaws. According to the DOT&E report…” Read the full article here.

Source: Red team hackers crack MHS Genesis – By Adam Mazmanian, February 4, 2019. FCW.

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