All healthcare organizations capture and store sensitive data sets within their IT networks that require extensive protection from unauthorized access or a cyber attack. Unfortunately, many organizations struggle with identifying and safeguarding this information simply because they don’t know what qualifies as sensitive data and where such data is located and stored on their network…. View ArticleRead More ›
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Medical devices play a vital role in every health organization’s overall performance as well as the quality of care they can provide to patients. Today’s state-of-the-art devices deliver a wide range of benefits, including the opportunity for continuous monitoring, telemedicine, and data analytics. Despite the many advantages offered through these digital tools, there are definitely… View ArticleRead More ›
Healthcare data breaches have been on the rise in recent years. Medical data is always a big target for cybercriminals as it is much more valuable than personal information alone. Many of these data breaches are considered an outside cyber attack – a lapse in cybersecurity due to a hacker infiltrating the networks of a… View ArticleRead More ›
Preventing a data breach or network security lapse is a top priority for healthcare organizations worldwide. The very nature of the devices and data transmitted across every internal system, coupled with a typically (and often, alarmingly) low number of cybersecurity resources makes healthcare environments exceptionally vulnerable to a cyber attack. A recent HIMSS survey of… View ArticleRead More ›