RSAC 2017: Meaningful Use or Meltdown - Is Your EHR System Secure?


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One RSAC talk Duo’s Thu Pham attended was about electronic healthcare record (EHR) system security.

Overall costs of data breaches have totaled $6 billion in the healthcare industry. Security is relatively immature in the industry - there are many challenges, including:

  • EHR complexity as they overlap w/Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems & other enterprise apps
  • Vendor dependency can present security challenges since EHR patching/other maintenance is typically controlled by EHR vendor
  • EHR interoperability problems - there are many likely attack vectors, such as legacy systems, mobile devices, data centers, etc.

Read more about the talk and the industry on the Duo Blog.