How healthcare organizations can prepare for a data breach: 7 tips

Becker's Health IT

Hannah Mitchell

Data breaches are a growing threat for healthcare companies, with more than 350,000 patient records breached in February, Becker’s reported. Here, cybersecurity experts give seven tips to prevent and prepare for a data breach.

Seven suggestions to prevent a data breach:

David Kennedy, former NSA and Marine Corps hacker, told CNBC in a March 8 interview that data breaches are preventable if companies bolster their defenses around detection.
Mr. Kennedy said companies need to constantly evolve and innovate their cybersecurity practices to make sure they’re identifying the latest threats.
Kayne McGladrey, a senior member of the International Society of Business, Economics and Ethics and a cybersecurity strategist, told Becker’s that organizations can prevent initial unauthorized access by requiring multifactor...

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