Cloud Security

Healthcare Cloud Security Relies on Infrastructure Visibility

April 17, 2018 - Organizations have gone through different periods of trust with the healthcare cloud as the technology becomes a staple in health IT infrastructure. Providers were initially hesitant with cloud adoption. How could the cloud, especially the public cloud be HIPAA compliant if data was being stored in a third-party facility? HIPAA compliant cloud options have been made available over the...

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