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Healthcare organizations face unique security challenges

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, Jun 9, 2015.

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    Healthcare organizations today are facing a new and unique set of challenges. Their recently-digitized healthcare records have turned out to be extremely valuable to criminals, while hospitals, clinics, and other organizations are still learning how to protect them.

    Plus, healthcare organizations have additional challenges that they're facing on top of that.

    Personnel issues

    In hospitals, doctors' offices, insurance companies, and other related organizations, a large number of people need access to patient records to do their jobs.

    Some of these employees are temporary, or visiting from partner organizations, or have recently changed roles, said Gary Palgon, vice president of healthcare solutions at Atlanta-based Liaison Technologies.

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