Healthcare Information at Risk - The Consumerization of Mobile Devicesby Intel
Published on: 06/18/2012
The consumerization of IT, or bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives, can bring an array of benefits to today’s health care organizations. Not only can mobile computing improve quality and efficiency of patient care, but it can also assist in reducing costs.
But with these benefits come significant security risks. Because mobile device usage often occurs outside traditional perimeter defences, it is essential that health IT adopt new security policies to ensure they’re able to get the most out of their mobile workers.
This resource describes how your organization can employ proactive and preventative privacy policies that will safeguard sensitive patient data, even as your employees continue to use their consumer devices to work more efficiently.
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