Recently, we wrote about the Internet of medical things. Truly the wave of our high-tech future. Therefore, we need to understand more about protecting healthcare information from cyber threats. It promises to be a daunting task. But, one that we must address. And sooner rather than later. Our health dependes on it.
Be Better at Protecting Healthcare Information from Cyber Threats
For good insights on this subject, we turn to Spectrum Enterprise:
Keeping patient data secure across multiple locations, networks. and devices is a critical challenge for healthcare organization (HCO) IT leaders.
Attackers come to the sector because of the high-value, high-impact of a breach. As well as the vast amount of protected health information (PHI). In fact, more than 40 million patient records were breached in 2019 — almost three times as many as the prior year.
A healthcare data breach can impact productivity, patient care and reputation, not to mention the financial impact to the facility and actual data loss itself.
To keep sensitive patient data safe, it is important to track the evolving threat profile and know where you are vulnerable.
Review the infographic below to learn more about how to we need to protect our healthcare networks from threats.