Mobile Device Security

Healthcare Mobility Device Diversity Key Challenge

May 25, 2017 - Spok Holdings released the second part of its annual healthcare mobility survey, determining that organizations need their health IT infrastructure to support a variety of mobile devices. The survey polled over 300 U.S. healthcare professionals about their mobile health policies, communication infrastructure, and plans for future mobile support and strategies. The survey found that organizations...

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Blue Cedar Releases Enterprise Mobility Management Alternative

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Blue Cedar announced the release of its new enterprise mobile security platform aimed at extending traditional enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions. The platform provides secure data access for all end users and secured mobile data...

How to Protect Patient Healthcare Data from Shadow IT Threats

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Shadow IT is one of the most prominent threats to patient healthcare data because it often goes undetected unless the IT department has tools in place to flag and prevent the unauthorized use of third party apps and devices. Shadow IT comes into...

Healthcare Mobility Solutions Support mHealth, Digitization

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The healthcare mobility solutions market is expected to grow significantly, reaching up to $227 billion by 2025, according to a recent Research and Markets report. The report credits the growing healthcare mobility solutions market to the increasing...

HIMSS Analytics Highlights Health IT Mobile Security Concerns

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIMSS Analytics released its 2017 Essentials Brief: Mobile Study, covering the use of mobile technology in hospitals. The market research report specifically focuses on the use of tablets and smartphones in U.S. hospitals. The continued growth...

How Evolving Endpoint Protection Platforms Secure Devices

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

As healthcare organizations deploy more mobile devices into their health IT infrastructures, networks can become more vulnerable because malware has more opportunities to affect the networks. This is where evolving endpoint protection platforms...

HIT Infrastructure Digitization Increases Mobile Flexibility

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

HIT infrastructure is transforming as organizations are digitizing their solutions to improve operations and improve patient care. Research and Markets predicts that the global digital healthcare industry is expected to grow at a rate of 15 percent...

Major Vendors Form IoT Cybersecurity Alliance

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

IBM, Nokia, AT&T, Palo Alto Networks, Symantec, and Trustonic announced the formation of the IoT Cybersecurity Alliance to research better ways to secure an IoT ecosystem and help solve IoT security challenges. The influx of healthcare Internet...

Dimension Data Releases New Clinical Mobility Solution

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Dimension Data announced its new Clinical Mobility Solution, designed to improve patient safety and caregiver efficiency. The company aims to minimize operating expenses for healthcare organizations while improving communication. The solution’s...

Healthcare Orgs Over Spending on Unified Endpoint Management

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Osterman Research and Unify Square released the results of a joint survey highlighting the demand to improve enterprise endpoint management and control. The survey found that three quarters of respondents do not have software or services in their...

Health Data Security Needs to Generate IAM Market Growth

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The increasing number of cloud applications and mobile devices in healthcare organizations calls for tighter health data security as users access data both within an organization and remotely.  According to Grand View Research, the identity...

Healthcare CIOs Target Data Security, Physician Satisfaction

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

Healthcare CIOs center their focus on data security and physician satisfaction when deciding which mobile technology is most important for their health IT infrastructure, according to a new survey conducted by the College of Healthcare Information...

Impact of Consumerization of IT, BYOD on Healthcare IT

by Elizabeth O'Dowd

The consumerization of IT movement encourages healthcare organizations to embrace technology used by clinicians and patients in their personal lives to access the secure healthcare network. Lifestyle changes over the past decade have driven end...


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