Healthcare organizations must ensure that they carefully monitor who is able to access sensitive information, as potential data security threats can occur from either insiders or third-parties. While working with trusted vendors or business associates is not new for the healthcare industry, failing to manage, control, and monitor sensitive data access could lead to inappropriate access and even a data breach. A recent Bomgar report found that nearly two-thirds of surveyed security professionals believe that a breach originating from an insider – either malicious or unintentional – is their greatest security threat.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Health IT Security