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Pam Hayduk

Focused Security Risk Assessments: Remote Work for Healthcare Organizations in the Age of COVID-19

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By Ian Terry, Information Security Consultant at Intraprise Health

As the reality of working from home sinks in, many remote workers and their employers are seeing the appeal fade quickly. We all know that remote work is not quite as simple as it sounds. Technical, operational, and communication challenges are quickly presenting themselves when workforce members overload remote access systems, can’t perform their duties, and don’t know the best channels for reporting their issues and incidents.

Are we prepared for the information security and cybersecurity challenges specific to this new paradigm: remote work in the age of COVID-19? Read More

Telehealth: A Revolutionary Technology for Health Care Providers and Patients

By | Press/News

By Ian Terry, Information Security Consultant at Intraprise Health

The Coronavirus pandemic has catalyzed a rapid increase of telehealth adoption. Leveraging telehealth platforms, patients are able to speak with doctors and nurses without having to risk exposure to themselves or others.

The increase has been so drastic, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and its Office of Civil Rights (OCR) and the FBI have released special guidance related to the use of telehealth systems, particularly how they have come under attack by malicious actors and advanced persistent threats (APT).

For privacy and security practitioners in healthcare, the increased use of telehealth and government attention signals the need to learn more about telehealth systems, the security risks associated with their use and strategies for mitigating those risks. Read More

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