Securing healthcare organizations when moving to the cloud
Organizations across industries have been forced to adapt and adjust digital transformation initiatives to meet the needs of a changing world. While the healthcare industry has a history of embracing new technologies and digital transformation (DX) more slowly than other industries, COVID-19 has served as a driving force for the recent acceleration of such initiatives.
With a shortened timeline to launch new technologies, security and business continuity flaws can quickly arise. Therefore, it is critical that healthcare organizations take the necessary steps to review their IT infrastructure to ensure that new / existing technologies meet the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) as well as perform critical data security and backup functions to ensure business continuity.
As the healthcare industry adapts...