Data Breach , Privacy , Risk Management

Securing the Brave New World of Online Patient Information
Securing the Brave New World of Online Patient Information

Now that healthcare providers have spent large amounts of money for electronic health records (EHR), how will they keep the data secure from skilled, motivated criminals? A new focus by criminals on compromising EHRs is forcing the healthcare industry to step up their information security.

This webinar features Mac McMillan, chair of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Steering Committee, and will cover:

  • The ecosystem of healthcare data, how organizations are managing it;
  • How criminals are acquiring credentials to gain access to patient information;
  • Identity theft examples, and how they were caught;
  • A new behavior-based approach to secure access to patient information;
  • How behavioral analytics complements authentication solutions for improved security;

Background

The accelerated digitizing of health records and personal information is greatly increasing the vulnerability of healthcare organizations. External facing patient and provider portals provide new levels of access to private health data and sensitive personal information. In addition, there is an explosion of new devices used by employees, business associates, doctors, patients, and others for everything from managing patient data to accounting. Unfortunately, criminals easily can acquire the credentials needed to access secure information, and existing healthcare security solutions won't detect bad actors coming in using good credentials.

This complimentary, educational webinar will feature Mac McMillan, Co-Founder and CEO, CynergisTek. Mac is an expert in healthcare information security and regulatory compliance, and is the chair of the HIMSS Privacy and Security Steering Committee. Mac will be joined by Craig Priess, founder and VP of Products and Fraud Intelligence for Guardian Analytics, a leading provider of proven behavioral analytics solutions for healthcare and financial services.



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