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You Don’t Have to Outrun the Bear: Data Security Insights from a Health Care Insider

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Sep 20, 2016
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You Don’t Have to Outrun the Bear: Data Security Insights from a Health Care Insider
September 20, 2016
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Understanding the intersection between health care and data security is becoming more critical in our increasingly connected world. In order to keep sensitive medical records secure, hospitals and other health care organizations need to recognize what makes this data so valuable and appreciate that they face unique data security challenges.

Also unique is the path that brought Dr. Michael Ash to his current role as Associate Partner for Security, Strategy, Risk and Compliance at IBM. Having previously practiced as an oral surgeon with the U.S. Air Force, Michael has an uncommon familiarity with the worlds of both health care and security. In this podcast, Michael uses his distinct viewpoint to illustrate the value of protected health information (PHI), the dangers of ransomware and the need for better security practices in the health care industry.

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Listen now — or download and listen on the go — to hear Michael’s data security insights and his actionable advice on what organizations can do to address their PHI protection challenges.

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