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The Biggest Security Risks in Health Care IT Systems

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Feb 20, 2017
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The Biggest Security Risks in Health Care IT Systems
February 20, 2017
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Health care organizations are a prime target for cybersecurity breaches. Ponemon Institute estimates that health care organizations average $3.7 million in lost revenue per data breach. The patient impact is also substantial, as health care records contain patients’ private and confidential information including social security and credit card numbers.

Should health care organizations be mandated to have more sophisticated security programs than other industries? Does HIPAA compliance have any security merit? In this exclusive podcast Shahid Shah, CEO of Netspective, discusses these and other thought-provoking questions with David Chou, Chief Information and Digital Officer at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Missouri.

Listen now to learn:

  • Which, if any, security framework best serves the health care industry?
  • What unique challenges do health care organizations when it comes to cybersecurity?
  • Should health care organizations include threat hunting in their cyber strategy?
  • What must health care organizations do to ensure patient data is secure?

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