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Healthcare Provider CIOs Need to Address IoT's Security Risks Now

Published: 26 January 2017

ID: G00323746

Analyst(s): Gregg Pessin


The IoT offers the benefit of significantly increased situational awareness surrounding the patient and hospital operations, along with new and unfamiliar cybersecurity risks. In 2017, healthcare provider CIOs will have to rethink security in light of the vulnerabilities that will accompany IoT.

Table Of Contents


  • The Internet of Healthcare Provider Things
  • The IoT's Digital Security Impact on the HDO
  • The Time to Act Is Now
  • Use a Blended Approach to IoT Security
  • Redefine Device Security Strategy
  • Plan for Cloud-Based IoT Security

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