By Troy Ament, field CISO for healthcare, Fortinet
At the American Telemedicine Association’s conference in January, cybersecurity was a foremost concern. There’s an acknowledgment that the industry can’t ignore this issue and must take it seriously. In fact, mitigating cybersecurity risk is one of ATA’s nine policy principles. The Association considers it a requirement for “connected care.
But admitting there’s a problem is only half of it – the real challenge is actually taking the steps to address it. And that’s the part that’s much easier said than done. The telehealth industry has to take proactive steps to confront this issue, because it’s only going to grow. And the solution will come in multiple parts: technology, people and processes – in other words, it’s going to take some behavioral changes, too.
Read the rest of the article to find out more and find out how telehealth is particularly vulnerable to cybersecurity risk, while discovering how to mitigate some of these threats.