HealthTech Magazines May 16, 2022

By Steve Leblond, VP of IS Operations – COO – IS Division, Ochsner Health

Improving an organization’s cybersecurity posture often involves an investment of significant time and dollars. Whether it be a new tool to scan for threats or an off-network backup solution, the capital and operational expenditures often leave organizations struggling to invest in a comprehensive protection portfolio. So, while you are saving up for that next revolutionary cyber tool, here are five “nearly” free things your organization can do to better protect your technology and data assets.

The first thing you should do is move to at least 10-character passwords with complexity (12 would be even better). There are many charts that show how long it takes to crack eight-character passwords...

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