Network security is often an underrated characteristic of a network. Especially in the health care arena, the need for privacy and the security of patient data makes this aspect a priority.

Network security is often an underrated characteristic of a network. Especially in the health care arena, the need for privacy and the security of patient data makes this aspect a priority. What are some requirements that are specific to the health care industry? What risks are involved should unapproved access to this data be granted?