Healthcare

The True Cost of One Healthcare Data Breach
Josh Mayfield
The True Cost of One Healthcare Data Breach

IT leaders are reinventing their infrastructures to support a mobile workforce and a complex array of connected devices. Against this backdrop of increased mobility and connectivity, healthcare IT is tasked with meeting compliance challenges in an intricate and transformational regulatory environment. With a host of new data protection regulations and increasingly high settlement fees for data breaches, data security has never been more important to healthcare organizations. Protected Health...

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How to Succeed in the Digital Healthcare Frontier
Josh Mayfield
How to Succeed in the Digital Healthcare Frontier

Healthcare is data. To effectively treat patients and create new forms of care, information must be shared, analyzed, and transmitted across several devices, among a number of healthcare professionals, insurance providers and other third parties. The sensitive nature of this personal information has long made healthcare an attractive target to cyber criminals while the complex nature of the industry creates continued struggles to protect the data, as frequent data...

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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?
Absolute Security
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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