Insider Threats: Are You Ignoring the Human Risk in Your Information Security Program?

Health Care

January 21, 2016
by Rick Ensenbach, CISSP, CISA, CISM, ISSMP, CCSFP

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The thought of a data breach often brings images of Hollywood-style hackers or lost laptops. Most would never think of a trusted coworker as a malicious perpetrator of a data breach. To the contrary, data breaches often can be and are “inside jobs” committed by employees with authorized access to protected health information (PHI).

Here are eight preventive measures in addition to compliance that will help deter and reduce insider threats.

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