Hey, CISO: How Mature is Your Digital Identity Strategy?

Debilitating cyber attacks on healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) continue to pose a major threat to public health. Over half of the healthcare data breaches in January 2023 were caused by a hacking or IT related incident, and nearly 700,000 personal health records were exposed or stolen, according to the HIPAA Journal.

Clearly, security practices are not working well enough, and current regulations are often general and broad. Knowing where and how to start is often daunting for HDOs struggling to overcome staffing shortages, increased patient demand, and financial woes. To future-proof healthcare, a digital identity-focused approach to assessing and managing security is paramount. But building out the blueprint for that strategy can be daunting, particularly due to the swirl of regulations clouding a CISO’s priorities.

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