5 lessons for IT from the Boston Marathon bombings

The CIO of Boston's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center learned a few things last week

By John D. Halamka, Computerworld |  Security, insider

A week after the Boston Marathon bombings, I can take some time to reflect on the lessons learned in my position as CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. I think they apply as well to other IT departments far from Boston.

1. Risk planning is forever altered

To me, risk is calculated by multiplying the likelihood of an event by the impact of that event.

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