Every organization has critical assets they need to protect, whether it’s their critical systems, networks, or data. For healthcare organizations, patient data is the most critical and highly valued asset — which makes it a prime target for hackers and bad actors. And to make matters more complicated, a hacker’s preferred method of attack is also what healthcare facilities heavily rely on for daily operations: third parties.
Even though these third parties provide essential services to healthcare organizations, they’re the biggest threat to a healthcare facility’s cybersecurity. “A Matter of Life and Death: The State of Critical Access Management in Healthcare” takes a deep dive into the critical condition of third-party security across healthcare organizations. In this report conducted by the Ponemon Institute, you’ll learn more on: