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Cyber Security Awareness for Healthcare Professionals - Marco Polizzi (BSides Tampa 2015) (Hacking Illustrated Series InfoSec Tutorial Videos)

Cyber Security Awareness for Healthcare Professionals
Marco Polizzi

The confidentiality and safekeeping of personal health information (PHI) has become a globally acknowledged issue and concern. Regardless the regulatory implementation, legislation and enforcement of the law protecting PHI – the degree of risk tolerated by entities managing patient health information is resulting in even more pressing and dynamic efforts to protect the information. Regrettably, with the mandate of EMR implementation, HIPAA /HITECH compliance, and its related evolving Information technology (IT) complexity, the task is becoming increasingly difficult and challenging. Not only have these high-tech innovations advanced the healthcare industry into an era of high-speed information exchange, but increased its vulnerability to exposure thus compromising PHI. The best security technology in the world can't help you unless healthcare professionals understand their roles and responsibilities in safeguarding sensitive data and protecting the patients and company resources. This will involve putting practices and policies in place that promote security and training employees to be able to identify and avoid risks. The audience will understand that an appropriate and relevant.

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