Recent high-profile security breaches in the retail, finance, and insurance industries underscore the need for organizations to keep data secure across a wide network of devices and systems accessed by customers, vendors, and remote workers.
In the healthcare industry particularly, concerns over protecting sensitive patient data are heightened as organizations introduce more Internet-connected devices and deploy cloud environments to store and manage information. As these devices share more data across networks, IT professionals and medical device designers are faced with the challenge of how to keep this data secure. Medical devices, especially those that record patient data for remote-monitored outpatient care, must function as designed while adhering to FDA regulations and HIPAA laws governing privacy and security. Read more.