Focus: Cybersecurity

Cybersecurity still possible on a tight budget

July 16, 2019

Some of the basic components to any cybersecurity strategy are surprisingly affordable, according to an article on the Healthcare Finance website.

Kevin Johnson, CEO of cybersecurity and consulting firm SecureIdeas said when it comes to tools, asset discovery should come first.

Then facilities need to conduct a vulnerability assessment. Luckily, free software is available for this — but someone tech-savvy needs to run it.

Asset management for PCs, servers, and data, vulnerability management, anti-virus software and log correlation are some of the bare bones tools that can help healthcare providers improve security on a tight budget, according to Stephen Collins, senior information security consultant at CynergisTek.

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