Dan Konzen, MBA, is the Phoenix college campus chair for the University of Phoenix College of Information Systems. Prior to his current position, he was the co-founder and director of Zen Investment Group/Fiesta Lakes and has served as director of finance, chief financial and risk officer, and acting chief information officer for national warranty and administration companies. Konzen is pursuing his PhD in applied management and decision sciences.
The recent global breach hit the United Kingdom's National Health Service especially hard. But outdated systems and a lack of updates made the incident predictable. Some simple steps could have reduced the risk.