If there’s any industry where information security is a top priority and talked about almost constantly, it’s healthcare. HIPAA, meaningful use, PHI and more all combine to create a confusing, highly complex environment where fatigue from constant change and costs can rise while the intended goals of those rules and compliance systems are barely and sometimes never met. Malicious hackers know this and have started targeting health information systems and they’re having a heyday.
Our friends at MSPMentor wrote a great article about the need for ever-increasing security in this new world where the value of stolen health information is skyrocketing. Don’t be on a hacker’s hit list!