How Healthcare Organizations Can Reduce Their Security Risk


Jordan Scott

CrowdStrike’s Drex DeFord and CDW’s Tom Stafford explain how health IT teams can best protect their organizations from a cyberattack.

Cyberattacks of some size and severity are inevitable for all healthcare organizations. While it may be hard to prevent an organization from becoming a target, it’s possible to reduce the risk of serious consequences from cyberattacks through training, penetration testing and preparation.

Drex DeFord, executive healthcare strategist at CrowdStrike, and CDW Healthcare CTO Tom Stafford told HealthTech in a CDW Tech Talk how the security landscape is changing and how healthcare organizations can reduce their security risk through incident response planning.

HEALTHTECH: Why is cybersecurity such an important issue in healthcare?

STAFFORD: If we go back 10 years, I’d say it...

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