Cybercriminals view healthcare organizations as attractive targets for stealing and reselling patient medical records. The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) was passed into law in 1996 to protect the privacy and security of Protected Health Information (PHI). Any healthcare organization that stores, processes, or transmits PHI must meet HIPAA compliance requirements, including any business associates that perform functions or provide services on their behalf. The following functions are critical for an organization to meet HIPAA requirements:
Proficio has extensive experience working with healthcare providers and payers to protect their data and meet HIPAA requirements. Our global team of security experts provides 24/7 managed security services that utilize the most advanced threat detection technologies to identify and investigate suspicious behavior, hunt for targeted attacks, and automatically respond to critical events. Ransomware attacks are increasingly endangering patient care, forcing HIPAA disclosures, and burdening healthcare providers with unplanned expenditures. Proficio monitors ransomware attack vectors, manages advanced endpoint software, and provides incident response services to reduce the risk of ransomware. Healthcare providers also face higher risks of an employee or contractor accidentally or maliciously disclosing data. Proficio monitors activity on your network to detect suspicious behavior, policy violations, and credentials abuse.