Health care: Keeping track of patient data

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Health care: Keeping track of patient data
Health care: Keeping track of patient data

Keeping track of patient data is the most critical duty for health care security professionals. At a recent SC Magazine Health Care Roundtable, a number of leaders in charge of their company's network security operations got together to discuss the concerns and solutions available. Alarms were raised over the preponderance of data breaches and the attention they garner in the press. Damage to the company brand, adhering to compliance requirements, loss of customer trust, costs subsequent to an incursion, as well as costs for appliances and services to mitigate attacks, were all topics under discussion at the gathering. Dual-factor authentication, encryption, SIEM, awareness training, and identity management were among the technologies being rolled out by our panel. But, following policies, educating the workforce and knowing what users are doing is key as well.

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