Coming fresh out of the Health 2.0 show here in Silicon Valley, we have had many great conversations from across the spectrum in innovative healthcare. From venture capitalists to physicians to private payers and entrepreneurs, it was apparent that there is a lot of enthusiasm and great ideas being developed in the digital health world.
In case you weren’t keeping score in 2014, Verizon released their 2015 Data Breach Investigations Report summarizing the digital carnage from calendar year 2014: 79,790 security incidents, 2,122 confirmed data breaches, and 700 million compromised records.
To the uninitiated, these numbers are staggering. To those familiar with the trends, the data can be numbing. Whether you feel anxious and alarmed or overwhelmed and cynical, I have a suggestion for a place to begin: select or re-commit your organization to a security framework and operationalize it.
Threats are moving from exploiting networks and service weaknesses to application weaknesses. Read the full case study here.
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Just like when driving, blind spots are dangerous. How do you enforce BYOD mobile policies if you can’t see the traffic?