The Challenges of Medical Device Cybersecurity

Health care information technology is ever-changing, and although it may be convenient for clinicians, it can pose risks for patients. Access and identity management continues to be a medical device cybersecurity challenge and priority, because these devices collect and document patient information, such as vital signs.    Security expert Mark Sexton of the consultancy Clearwater notes that many older medical device operating systems can be vulnerable. He predicts that by the end of the year, as many as 70% of medical devices will be running on operating systems that are no longer supported.     New technologies in the medical device industry are becoming available, though. Since these devices are more…

3 Cybersecurity Tips for Summer Travels Every Employer Should Know

Warm weather is here, and so are summer vacations. Of the nearly 100 million Americans who plan to travel in 2019, most planned trips in the summer, according to a AAA travel survey. In fact, 68 percent of families have a summer getaway planned. While vacations are good for employees’ mental states, they’re not always so great for a company’s cybersecurity.    In today’s mobile driven world, many people have work information on their personal devices. We’ve already discussed how this can put companies at risk on a regular basis but on vacation, when employees’ guards are down, that risk increases.    Here are three key tips to pass along…

LightEdge Data Center Partnership Adds Peace of Mind for Clients

  We’re protecting our clients and their valuable data. As William Simmons, our director of sales, explained, we recognize the benefits of outsourcing to LightEdge Solutions for an on-premise data center. Efficiency, security, reliability and constant evolution are some of the key components we prioritize in storing our clients’ data, and this data center lets us concentrate on our clients’ safety and peace of mind more than ever.   The LightEdge data center is key to our backup management service. We assure our clients that their data is secure with our company, because we have a reliable system to execute this trust. We automate the entire process of data backup…