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Daily Dashboard | Report: 1B medical images exposed online Related reading: Notes from the IAPP Europe, 14 Aug. 2020

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Storage systems at hundreds of hospitals, medical offices and imaging centers are exposing more than 1 billion medical images of patients online, TechCrunch reports. Half of all exposed images, including X-rays, ultrasounds and CT scans, are of patients in the United States. Germany-based security firm Greenbone Networks has been monitoring the exposed servers, and Chief Marketing Officer Dirk Schrader said, “The amount of data exposed is still rising.” Meanwhile, a Wall Street Journal analysis of Google’s contractual agreements with some of the country’s largest hospital systems and most-renowned health care providers found the company can view or analyze “tens of millions of patient health records in at least three-quarters of U.S. states.” 
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