Guard patient data simply with updated security software
Data security and HIPAA compliance within healthcare organizations have always been and will continue to be on the top of every IT executive's agenda.
With the constant changes to health IT infrastructure, along with the guise of cyber threats, CIOs and CISOs must constantly revaluate how to best ensure the protection of patient data.
A major aspect of ensuring this protection has to do with updating medical software to its latest version, like Microsoft Windows and Office. Patient data security is generally well protected when workstations are updated with products from third-party vendors.
However, IT staffers should consider using additional applications to track all relevant devices and applications that could pose a security risk. Learn how to best protect patient data with simple security updates and ensure HIPAA compliance to lessen vulnerabilities.