13 Security Tips to Combat Mobile Device Threats to Healthcare

13 Security Tips to Combat Mobile Device Threats to Healthcare

13 Experts Tips for the Healthcare Industry13 Security Tips to Combat Mobile Device Threats to Healthcare

Mobile devices—thumb drives, smartphones, external hard drives, tablets and laptops—are increasingly exposing protected health information (PHI) in the healthcare space, with threat risks growing, according to the Department of Homeland Security. Mobile devices pose significant risks for privacy incidents for healthcare organizations, providers and entities responsible for safeguarding protected health information (PHI) under Federal HITECH and HIPAA regulations. Since patient data can be moved, processed and shared via personal cel phones and tiny USB flash drives, the Bring-Your-Own-Device phenomenon can wreak havoc on a hospital. To assist healthcare entities reduce privacy incidents resulting from mobile risks, 13 experts—representing legal, data breach prevention, technology, healthcare IT, and security—offer these top tips for healthcare organizations

 

 

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