These days, seems like every time we turn around we hear about another data breach. Although they clearly can occur in any industry — just ask Target — the government takes a particularly tough stance when it comes to HIPAA violations. As every healthcare organization from the largest hospital system to solo practitioners ought to be well aware by now, any breach of patient data brings big fines and big headaches.

In a bit of a twist on an old adage, a multi-layered defense is the best offense when it comes to safeguarding sensitive data. Given that 15% of malware uses advanced stealth techniques, you need to protect your I.T. environment all the way down to its core with true next-generation security solutions.

Take a look at this infographic to see where and how you could be vulnerable — and which strategies you should use to protect everything from your network to your operating system to the processor of your computing devices.


Source: BizTech

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