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News HealthCare.gov security concerns

  1. Dec 4, 2013 #1
    What does everyone think about the security concerns over the website? It appears to be in question. It certainly will be a major target for hackers and so far the website doesn't have a good track record.

    http://www.cnbc.com/id/101225308
     
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  3. Dec 4, 2013 #2

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  4. Dec 4, 2013 #3

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    Hmmm ... little or no security designed into the site, no payment back end to process premiums, using a contractor with a dodgy record of performance to implement the site, it's almost like healthcare.gov was designed to fail.

    The government has a different concept of security. It wants to keep all sorts of things secret when it deals with the public at large, but it grows suspicious if the public at large wants to retain a modicum of privacy from the intrusions of government.
     
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