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.
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