CISO outlines additional cybersecurity challenges of working in a rural hospital

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Among growing cyberthreats in healthcare, a rural Vermont hospital faces additional challenges in navigating the cybersecurity landscape with limited resources.

Kate Pierce, CIO and chief information security officer of Newport, Vt.-based North Country Hospital, told Becker's it is difficult to find enough cybersecurity experts and enough talent with the education to meet evolving cyber trends in a remote location.

North Country Hospital is a critical access hospital, and the community is very dependent on its facilities, as it owns nearly every practice in the area.

Ms. Pierce said her team meets...

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