PHI security demands leave life coach feeling doomed

By Taylor Armerding, CSO |  Security

Nothing like a little morbid humor from a life coach.

But given the difficulty of securing Personal Health Information (PHI) in the digital age, Anthony Centore, founder of the Virginia-based counseling and life-coaching firm Thriveworks, sounds like he could use a little counseling himself.

On the Thriveworks website, he has posted a lament titled, "Counselors are Doomed: Client Privacy and PHI in the Electronic Age," with a depressingly familiar list of reasons why those charged with protecting the personal information of their clients are in an almost impossible situation.

His list -- with each item beginning with, "We are doomed because &" -- is familiar to those in the data security business:


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