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June 22, 2024

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Health-sector cyber challenges offer lessons on merging compliance and risk management, say threat-intelligence firm leaders

By Charlie Mitchell / August 21, 2020

The cybersecurity needs in a healthcare sector heavily targeted by hackers – and heavily regulated – present an opportunity to implement risk-management approaches that bolster security as well as help meet regulatory mandates, according to compliance and security executives from threat intelligence firm IntSights.

Healthcare providers, holding lucrative and “immutable” data sets, are an attractive target for hackers and for ransomware attacks, and “carry a high degree of liability as data custodians,” according to Chris Strand and Etay Maor of...

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