Becker's Healthcare September 30, 2022
Cybersecurity incidents at public and private companies have become alarmingly frequent and a large portion of them are due to third-party data breaches.
During a September Becker’s Hospital Review webinar sponsored by Imprivata, Kylie Ruiz, Senior Product Marketing Manager at SecureLink, discussed common vulnerabilities in third-party access that lead to breaches, and practical steps healthcare organizations can take to mitigate their risks.
Three key takeaways were:
- Third-party access and security within healthcare is a significant risk. Third-party vendors and supply chain partners elevate the risk of security breaches because they enjoy privileged access to critical systems and information. Because they often connect remotely, their connection is inherently risky.
This sets the stage for cybersecurity breaches since healthcare organizations commonly...