Implement Electronic Protected Health Information (EPHI) security. – Christine Marciano, president, Cyber Data Risk Managers LLC
The biggest issue health care organizations face when using mobile devices and creating a BYOD policy is EPHI security. With EPHI being accessed from a multitude of mobile devices, risks of contamination of systems by a virus introduced from a mobile device used to transmit EPHI significantly increase. Mobile devices and BYOD policies leave a health care organization open to potential data breaches. With the increased vulnerabilities and as part of a data breach response plan, purchasing cyber-liability insurance can help health care organizations protect themselves and the PHI they manage.
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