AIR-GAPPED' CLOUD SECURITY ADDS PROTECTION IN A RANSOMWARE WORLD

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Scott Mace

While no one was entirely ready for the hellish year that was 2020, few healthcare IT leaders have been at it longer than Jim Boyer, MBA, CIO and executive vice president of Rush Memorial Hospital in Rushville, Indiana, who assumed his position in 2002.

"For many years we've been working off of our security audits and just trying to be innovators of how do we take a small hospital and tighten security," Boyer says. "It's the same challenge as with any hospital."

But that challenge keeps mutating and growing. Back in October, the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released a joint advisory warning hospitals and health systems about an "increased and imminent...

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