Brainlink International, Inc.



Raj’s LinkedIn profile


Since 2005, the Ponemon institute has released an annual study comparing the costs of data breach.

According to the latest study, lost record costs range from $ 133 to $249, depending on your industry.


In light of that, the Office Of Civil Right’s penalty for CIGNET set’s new standards at $ 946/record ($ 4.3 million / 4541 records).


This should help healthcare CSOs and CPOs get more attention from their CEOs and CFOs.

The OCR isn’t kidding about HIPAA penalties anymore.


About time.


Raj Goel, CISSP, is chief technology officer of Brainlink International, an IT services firm. He is located in New York and can be reached at raj@brainlink.com.