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Healthcare Network Security

Telehealth Video Consults Affect Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Telehealth is a large concern for health IT infrastructure as organizations need to make sure their digital environment can support the tools needed for successful connections through the public internet. Using tools that can utilize...

Healthcare Wireless Network Optimization Key to Functionality

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks re transforming as organizations continue to add solutions and tools to their health IT infrastructure. Large healthcare providers in particular face challenges when it comes to optimizing their wireless...

Verification, Automation Strengthen Healthcare Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations going through a digital transformation are challenged when it comes to ensuring their healthcare network security can handle all the traffic and different devices connecting to it. Many organizations lack visibility and...

Healthcare Wireless Mesh Networks Support More IoT Devices

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

When more connected devices are added to healthcare wireless networks it becomes more difficult for organizations to control how their network handles increased traffic. Internet of Things (IoT) and other connected devices are constantly...

Smart Device Growth Strains Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The more devices organizations add to their health IT infrastructure, the more entities need the devices to have smart capabilities. Internet of Things (IoT) and other smart devices need some form of automation or cognitive computing, so...

Health IT Infrastructure Automation Supports Tech Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

With 2018 rapidly approaching, organizations are looking to continue their digital transformation by investing in advanced digital tools to increase workflow, improve patient care, and reduce IT costs. These complex digital tools may call...

Healthcare SIEM Provides Security Through Event Data Monitoring

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare cybersecurity is more important than ever as organizations look for solutions that give them network visibility along with necessary control to defend against cyberattacks. Security information and event management (SIEM) in...

Healthcare Software-Defined Networking Allows Cloud Utilization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are implementing cloud-based, healthcare software-defined networking solutions to gain improved network flexibility and visibility. These solutions can also help entities better leverage the cloud for medical tools and...

How the Internet of Things Impacts Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare Internet of Things (IoT) is expanding as organizations seek digital tools to help automate data collection. Adding more devices to the network impacts health IT infrastructure. The devices need to be connected to the...

Modern Health IT Infrastructure Key to Health Data Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Protecting HHS data systems and beneficiaries from cybersecurity threats is one of the top threats the agency must overcome, according to OIG’s 2017 Top Management and Performance Challenges Facing HHS. The threats need to be...

Medical Device Security Begins with Health IT Infrastructure

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Medical device security complexities continue to plague healthcare as organizations look for health IT infrastructure solutions to exchange data over the network. As more medical devices connect to the network, the more complex securely...

What Are the Top 5 Healthcare Wireless Networking Solutions?

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations are faced with many options when it comes to choosing a vendor to work with to improve the entity’s healthcare wireless networking infrastructure. Not all vendors offer a complete wireless solution or offer the same...

Healthcare Wireless Network Upgrades Critical for Future Success

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The digitization of IT infrastructure prompts organizations to upgrade their healthcare wireless network to support current and future technology that will help increase workflow and improve patient care. Last month Lorien Health...

Healthcare BYOD Security Embraces Cloud, Biometric Authentication

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Organizations demand more flexibility from their healthcare mobile strategy as clinicians are able to access information in more convenient ways. However, entities need to be aware of how healthcare BYOD security affects the...

Healthcare Wireless Network Applications Provide Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare wireless networks are adapting to provide more intelligent technology. Because of this, organizations need to seek out vendors that can provide intelligent access layers to support future network automation, according to...

Healthcare IoT Infrastructure Relies on Device-to-Cloud Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Samsung announced its ARTIK secure “s” systems-on-modules and services for the ARTIK IoT Platform to strengthen device-to-cloud security for organizations building their healthcare IoT infrastructure. The tool increases edge...

New Hyperledger Project Fuels Healthcare Blockchain Development

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Hyperledger announced its latest project, Hyperledger Quilt, offering another potential framework for organizations to develop their healthcare blockchain solution. Quilt is an implementation of the Interledger protocol (ILP), which makes...

WPA2 Vulnerability Threatens Healthcare Network Security

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC) released an announcement warning organizations about a wide-spread WPA2 protocol vulnerability. This vulnerability can access devices and WiFi access points (APs) to steal data or infect a protected...

Dell EMC Helps HIT Infrastructure Handle Digital Transformation

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Dell EMC announced the expansion of its Open Networking initiative with new HIT infrastructure solutions and services to help organizations manage increasing network demands as they continue their digital transformations. The majority of...

Healthcare Industry Now a Leading Target for Cyberattacks

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare surpassed the public sector this year in reporting the greatest number of security incidents in Q2, according to a new study released by McAfee. The healthcare industry accounted for 26 percent of cyberattacks over between...

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