Cybersecurity

How to solve a medical data security problem

Our society is swiftly moving towards digitalization. Photos, documents, thoughts, banks — our identities are transformed into coded data. Consequently, the digitalization tendency is taking over one of the most vital industries — healthcare.  Unfortunately, the healthcare industry is not keeping pace with a change yet. Despite the necessity for digitalization, the medical industry is

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Technology and Data Security Risks In Healthcare’s Remote-Driven Work Environment

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced businesses across the globe to find new, non-traditional ways to keep their businesses afloat and their employees safe. Hospitals and healthcare systems face the unique challenge of preparing for the worst while also protecting their employees as COVID-19 continues to spread. With frontline healthcare workers having no choice but to

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5 Tips for Improving Patient Data Security

While technology is the strongest tool of the healthcare department these days, it is also its weakest link. Sure, the advanced medical equipment, coupled with complex and sophisticated software, improved the efficiency of operations and enhanced accuracy. But it also increased our dependency on technology. With increased dependency comes an increased need to entrust the

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How to Protect Medical Data from Hackers

When it comes to valuable information, organizations within the medical field are sitting on a goldmine, at least in the eyes of hackers. While lots of other kinds of businesses and organizations might have credit card information or password information stolen from time to time, there’s a key difference between that kind of information and

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Cybersecurity Essentials For Healthcare Professionals In 2020

Recently we have seen that medical information which includes health-related information, personal information, or medical billing of any individual or any patient is getting breached. It was three times the amount seen in 2007. For about eight months, the American medical collection agency was hacked (AMCA) and taking the data of 25 million patients. In

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Current Trends in Data Privacy Rights

Prior to the rapid spread of COVID-19 from China at the beginning of this year there were many expectations in relation to the possible changes in data privacy legislation for 2020. The pandemic has, certainly, placed a strain on budgets and some of the plans that were being formulated by those responsible for cybersecurity developments.

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