Top 3 Security Considerations for Healthcare Organizations

Digital Guardian asked 28 healthcare and information security professionals their opinions on the top 3 information security considerations that healthcare organizations face.

In the article, “Healthcare Information Security: The Top Infosec Considerations for Healthcare Organizations Today“, industry experts placed a lot of focus on human error and the need for cybersecurity training, particularly education about ransomware. Consensus also focused on increased implementation of current technology–including data backups, two-factor authentication, and data encryption.

HIPAA.host founder and CEO, Michael Herrick listed his top 3 considerations as:

  • Device Encryption
  • Staff training on passphrase security and phishing threats
  • Two-factor authentication.

Continue reading about current threats in healthcare security, and learn the suggested best practices on how to deal with these threats.

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