Is providing effective cybersecurity for the healthcare sector an IT problem or a wider-scope issue? The short answer is that it's both.
EdTech today stores more personally identifiable information on K-12 students than ever, but the FBI warns that much of that data is severely exposed to threat actors.
Most security systems are built with data confidentiality in mind, but effective data privacy will also emphasize integrity and availability.
Data Activity Monitoring Gives Health Care Organizations X-Ray Vision Into Medical Imaging Security Risks
Poor medical imaging security can have potentially life-threatening consequences such as delayed treatment, inaccurate diagnosis and prescription fraud.
An FTP server, and especially anonymous FTP services, can be a significant security flaw that puts health care offices at risk.
The HIPAA settlements from 2016 reinforce the importance of risk analysis when creating policies and procedures to protect PHI.
Health care companies must review every business associate agreement to ensure that it aligns with HIPAA requirements and that PHI is properly secured.
The rash of cyberattacks on health care organizations has highlighted the need for the industry to move beyond HIPAA to develop stronger security strategies.
The health care industry is increasingly being targeted by cybercriminals who are clamoring after personal health information and electronic records.
Mobile security strategies must be upgraded in order to keep protected health information secure across all access points and endpoints.