Is providing effective cybersecurity for the healthcare sector an IT problem or a wider-scope issue? The short answer is that it's both.
Personal health information is extremely valuable to threat actors, and companies that store customers' health data need to be wary of healthcare cyberattacks that could threaten their business.
Basic best practices, such as backing up data, patching vulnerable systems, segmenting networks, whitelisting apps and training employees, are the keys to protecting healthcare data from ransomware.
If not properly secured, many of the systems health care organizations use to store and share medical images could be exploited to expose patients' PHI.
Both health care IT professionals and device manufacturers are responsible for securing medical devices in light of emerging IoT threats.
Many health care security risks stem from insufficient leadership and limited resources, which can often be attributed to a lack of security awareness.
Health care security threats that compromise the confidentiality, integrity and availability of critical data can force hospitals to halt operations.
Researchers discovered thousands of pediatric medical records for sale online. This personal information is particularly valuable to identity thieves.
Health Care Providers Need to Comply With HIPAA Regulations and Address These Five Critical Security Issues
Health care organizations must address these five major cybersecurity concerns to comply with HIPAA regulations and ensure proper handling of patient data.
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