This week, we check out several reasons why, despite more security spending and defenses, ransomware and malware attacks are on the rise. We’ll look into methods for healthcare organizations to keep ahead of this dangerous curve, and how effective those methods have been in 2021 so far. All this and more with Idenhaus!
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Fresh Articles for Healthcare IAM Professionals
The immense horizons of digitalized healthcare are shining bright — but dark clouds do exist. Let’s explore some approaches that can help elevate your organization’s cybersecurity and keep those dark clouds at bay.
Healthcare organizations face a unique risk compared to other industries. Since patient safety must be considered, healthcare organizations are seen as easy targets because they are more likely to pay the ransom in order to restore their systems as quickly as possible.
While healthcare sector entities are facing ransomware and other external cyberthreats, the threats posed to – and by – insiders during the pandemic should not be underestimated, especially by anyone wanting to get through the year without a breach.
According to a recent survey, the riskiest devices in healthcare are building systems, such as HVAC or electrical systems, imaging machines, medication dispensing equipment, check-in kiosks, and monitoring equipment for vital signs, due to ongoing vulnerabilities with these systems.
Identity Management solutions are intended to help make life easier, not more difficult. However, when not properly implemented, solutions that are designed to help can seem more like a hindrance. Today we talk best practices for ID stores, a basic component of a good overall IAM solution.
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