Healthcare

Endpoint Resiliency Enables Business Transformation: Client Story
Kim Ellery
Endpoint Resiliency Enables Business Transformation: Client Story

Working to promote the quality, accessibility and affordability of healthcare for all Dutch citizens, Zorginstituut Nederland occupies an independent yet critical position in the healthcare landscape in the Netherlands. In order to promote quality in healthcare, Zorginstituut transformed its 400-employee office to support greater mobility, agility and efficiency. To support its mobile workforce, Zorginstituut deployed the Absolute platform to protect sensitive data, instantly monitor changes to endpoints and remediate security incidents...

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3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Improve Data Security
Kevin Golas
3 Ways Healthcare Organizations Can Improve Data Security

The amount of endpoints on healthcare networks is growing exponentially, from BYOD and corporately-owned mobile devices to a host of IoT devices such as printers and smart appliances. All are brought in with the well-intended motive of improved productivity but when you combine device proliferation with healthcare organizations’ legacy systems and inadequate security budgets, it’s easy to understand why interoperability is such a pervasive problem in healthcare today. Better...

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Should You Pay Ransomware Demands?
Richard Henderson
Should You Pay Ransomware Demands?

The fact that the Indiana hospital system, Hancock Health was hacked recently isn’t big news these days. Sadly, healthcare security breaches happen all too frequently. What is surprising however is what the health network elected to do about it – they paid the hackers’ ransom demand of four Bitcoin, equal to approximately $50,000 at the time, and then, for reasons we can’t really know, they told people about it....

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Dark Devices Undermine HIPAA Compliance and How to Regain Visibility
Kevin Golas
Dark Devices Undermine HIPAA Compliance and How to Regain Visibility

Data breaches in healthcare continue to be a growing issue. Healthcare organizations, often large and distributed, are encumbered by legacy systems, inadequate security budgets and an increasing threat landscape that complicates an already complex system. Faced with these challenges, it is increasingly important that healthcare organizations make the most of existing security investments and that new investments can prove their worth. Forrester’s Chris Sherman recently talked about the pitfalls of adding more depth to the security...

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10 Ways to Rethink Healthcare Security
Kevin Golas
10 Ways to Rethink Healthcare Security

October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month, a global campaign run annually to raise awareness about the importance of cybersecurity. We’ve asked some of our leading security experts here at Absolute to chime in on some of the most pressing issues in cybersecurity today. In Part 3 of this series, we bring you insight from Kevin Golas, Senior Director, Investigations and Risk Management who brings extensive insight into the...

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