No one expects trust to be broken when they engage trusted individuals and companies to safeguard that which requires security, such as protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII). Yet that is what happened to Gwinnett Medical Center (GMC) and its Lawrenceville and Duluth, Georgia, hospitals when Vikas Singla, chief operating officer of Securolytics, allegedly broke the bond of trust. Singla, indicted by a grand jury on June 08, 2021, is the subject of an 18-count indictment surrounding his role in aiding and abetting unidentified criminals in their exploitation of Gwinnett’s Ascom phone system and several Lexmark printers used across the medical entity in 2018.

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