Employees and human error often top the list as the healthcare sector’s biggest threat. Considering they are the catalyst for clicking malicious links, engaging with targeted phishing campaigns and mistakenly sending emails to the wrong recipient, it’s easy to place the blame on human error.
In fact, the Protenus Breach Barometer from the third-quarter found 23 percent of breaches were caused by insider incidents, accounting for 2.9 million breached patient records.
To Mark Bower, Chief Revenue Officer and Data Security Expert for Egress Software, it’s about supporting employees to meet security best practices and using technology to simplify the process.
Health IT Security featured David Finn’s commentary in this article.