Networking Security Is More Important Than Ever For Medical Professionals [Cisco]

Networking Security Is More Important Than Ever For Medical Professionals

  • A single spreadsheet, containing the names and birthdays of your customers, accidentally published by a contractor. Cost: $20 million.
  • Unencrypted backup tapes with over 20 years of data, lifted from the back of a truck. Cost: $4.9 billion.
  • The hindsight of needing a better compliancy plan: absolutely worthless.

This is no MasterCard commercial. It’s just a few stand-out lawsuits that have erupted in the last year against healthcare providers, where an alleged slip-up on handling sensitive data may have led to devastating fines.

Note: I’m hosting a webinar discussing modern IT security needs December 12th – to learn more check it out!

Continue reading to see how healthcare is adopting new compliancy solutions.

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