How to Choose the Right Identity Management Solution for Healthcare

Health Tech Magazine

Mike Chapple

Healthcare organizations increasingly find themselves in the crosshairs of sophisticated attackers. From a string of high-profile ransomware attacks to the insidious compromise of network monitoring tools, healthcare cybersecurity leaders face a dizzying array of threats and must focus their efforts on building a defense-in-depth approach to addressing those risks.

Identity and access management (IAM) systems reside at the center of cybersecurity strategies, providing the core identification, authentication and authorization services required to create secure technology environments.

Hospitals, health systems and other large organizations have struggled with IAM solutions for years. Their unique needs have long stretched the limits of IAM technologies, which were mainly designed to support the more straightforward requirements of traditional firms. Much of this challenge comes from...

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