PRIVACY & SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT
Boston, MA - December 5 - 7, 2016
As more data from medical devices is fed into EHRs on a provider’s network, finding ways to secure and protect the devices from viruses and other cyber threats has become a vital part of any comprehensive security program.
But securing these devices is a tough nut to crack for a number of reasons. Many are not managed by the IT department; clinicians are often resistant to new security safeguards that may impact their workflow; medical device vendors are often unresponsive to requests for security upgrades to existing software; and some of the upgrades can be prohibitively expensive.
In this session, senior security officers at three major healthcare systems share with attendees their approach to securing medical devices.
Among other things, they’ll address: