The Unique Considerations for IAM in Healthcare

Tasked with managing an exploding volume of patient, provider, and employee data, hospitals and health systems are increasingly making IT security a top priority. This focus comes just in time, as the healthcare industry has emerged as a major target for cyber-attacks, accounting for 41 percent of all breaches last year (Beazley Breach Briefing – 2019, March 21, 2019.) Clearly, the healthcare industry must take all necessary steps to enhance systems and data protection without impacting the users—providers and healthcare workers across the board—of the systems.

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