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How the General Data Protection Regulation Will Specifically Affect Healthcare

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will begin May 25, 2018, and businesses across the globe are bracing for the updated legislation. The GDPR is changing more than data compliance—it’s changing the way businesses operate—affecting how and when they interact with the data of EU residents. One industry that will be held to higher standards is healthcare.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyApril 30, 2018

Industry Trends

Recent Healthcare Regulations and Guidelines Providers Should Be Aware Of

Healthcare has long been a regulated space due to the sensitive personal information collected and stored. Top of mind when thinking of healthcare regulations is HIPAA, which provides comprehensive and mandatory standards for ensuring the security and privacy of protected health information (PHI). Noncompliance can result in heavy fines, as well reputational damage.

By Jonathan Nguyen-DuyApril 13, 2018

Business and Technology

Fortinet at HIMSS 2018: Troy Roberts Discusses the Healthcare Security Landscape

Watch the video in this post to hear from Fortinet’s Troy Roberts, VP of Enhanced Technologies, as he discusses the challenges facing healthcare organizations in 2018 and how to overcome them.

By Susan BiddleMarch 16, 2018

Business and Technology | Industry Trends

The Next Generation of Healthcare Cybersecurity

Digital transformation in healthcare has inspired a slew of new, advanced cyberattacks. As a result, healthcare providers must now transform how they approach network security. Learn about the expanding threat landscape and how Fortinet is ushering in this next generation of security.

By Troy RobertsMarch 07, 2018

Business and Technology

Healthcare Experiences Twice the Number of Cyber Attacks As Other Industries

Healthcare has become the second largest sector of the U.S. economy, accounting for 18% of gross domestic product (GDP) in 2017, and is rivaled only by U.S. Federal Government’s 20% share of GDP in the same year. Not surprisingly, IT spending in healthcare is keeping pace, reaching $100 billion in 2017.

By Ladi AdefalaMarch 06, 2018

Industry Trends

Securing the Network: What Three Key Verticals Require

Perhaps the most neglected element of security is simply network and device hygiene. While new, innovative threats continue to pop up on almost daily, our latest Global Threat Landscape Report reveals that long known and yet still unpatched vulnerabilities continue to serve as the primary gateway for attacks, with organizations reporting an average of 274 attacks per firm – a 82% increase over the previous quarter. This alarming trend emphasizes that while remaining vigilant for new threats and vulnerabilities in the wild is critical, organizations also need to stay focused on what is happening within their own environment.

By Derek MankyFebruary 22, 2018

Business and Technology

Securing SD-WAN in Distributed Healthcare Environments

Organizations are becoming increasingly reliant on digital capabilities across industries, and this is no different in the healthcare space. New technology has enabled patients to take a more hands-on role in their care, simplified patient/physician communication, and improved the ability of patients to get care in rural locations. For this adoption of technology to be effective, however, healthcare providers must ensure they have the necessary WAN (wide area network) infrastructure to accommodate more requests and greater bandwidth needs.

By Nirav ShahFebruary 16, 2018

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How Automation and AI Improve Healthcare Cybersecurity

When it comes to protecting patient information and proprietary medical research, the healthcare industry faces significant cybersecurity challenges every day. The adoption of new medical technology—including electronic health records (EHRs), online patient portals, connected devices and wearables—offers improved patient care and convenience. However, it also creates greater opportunity for attack. Of all the industries affected by advances in cybercrime techniques, healthcare providers continue to be at high risk. That’s because...

By Derek MankyFebruary 09, 2018

Industry Trends

Multi-risks in the Multi-cloud: An Industry Perspective

Even if the enterprise security team has a handle on its individual clouds, multiple secure clouds are not the same thing as a secure multi-cloud. This requires a single secure enterprise network that spans the data center (physical or software defined) and all the private and public clouds to which an organization subscribes.

By John MaddisonFebruary 07, 2018

Business and Technology

Fostering Collaboration and Intelligence Sharing at Accelerate 2018

Learn about the keynote sessions being delivered at Fortinet’s Accelerate conference, and the key takeaways for IT professionals across verticals.

By Mike MorganFebruary 06, 2018