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Unique security challenges facing healthcare IT

Discussion in 'CSO' started by RSS, May 12, 2016.

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    While many security issues translate across multiple industries, there are cases where specific industries have unique challenges. What is serious to the automotive industry might not be as serious to the publishing field, for example.

    There are few places where this is this more evident than the healthcare industry, which has seen ransomware attacks on the rise in recent months. In an environment where patient care is at stake and lives are at risk, there is little time wait to respond when a network is held hostage.

    In the latest episode of Security Sessions, I spoke with Ellen Derrico from RES about what makes healthcare IT different in some of its issues and responses to computer security.

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