Focus: Technology

Cybersecurity not just a technology problem

May 29, 2020

A recent investigation by ProPublica found that medical images and health data belonging to over 5 million Americans have been sitting on 187 unprotected servers, according to an article on the Forbes website.

New technology will not fix this problem, the article said. In addition, healthcare organizations should focus on:

• Continual education and reinforcement for everyone who uses the systems

• Encouraging everyone to think about how they use their tool

• Guidance - leadership must lead

• Consistency in reporting and communicating about security 

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