8 Lessons Learned on Perimeter Security for all Healthcare Executives

December 15, 2017

The executive team was confident their 2,453 bed integrated delivery network was secure, especially since they invested heavily in a solid perimeter. Their engineers implemented “a defense in depth” strategy with redundant systems and internal segmentation of all 16 compartments in the unlikely event of a perimeter breach. They were so confident of their system that they didn’t implement a full disaster recovery strategy, thinking that no more than 40 percent of the resources would require assistance at a time. This overconfidence was fueled by an under-scoped and incomplete risk assessment, which fueled inadequate planning, and thanks to Murphy’s Law, ultimately led to disaster.

Read this article written by Clyde Hewitt, CynergisTek's VP of Security Strategy

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