The healthcare sector continues to build some of the largest, lucrative and vulnerable stores of data, making them attractive targets for cyber criminals. Malicious actors are more prevalent, organized and creative in their attacks on vulnerable vectors. While HIPAA security rules have long been in place, compliance continues to move at a snail’s pace and those responsible for product innovation are being forced to pay closer attention to security, IT, legal, risk and regulatory considerations earlier in the development life cycle. Many organizations are also having to revisit those same considerations for products and services already in use to satisfy regulatory or compliance requirements, remediate an issue, preserve reputation and promote a competitive advantage.
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