December 15, 2021

Top 6 Cybersecurity Tips to Protect your Health System

Increased levels of connectivity, remote working, telemedicine, and automation have heightened the need to strengthen health systems’ cybersecurity. The FBI and Internet Crime Complaint Center’s (IC3) reported that complaints of cybercrime nearly doubled from 2019 – 2020 before hitting a record total of almost 800,000 complaints. Furthermore, data breaches at health systems cost an average of $7,130,000 caused by downtime and new security measures. Cybersecurity Strategies for Attack Prevention at Health Systems 1. Practice vigilance and good cyber hygiene. Healthcare organizations must gain awareness of cybersecurity risks and practice good cyber hygiene across all devices including mobile phones, tablets, and computers. […]
October 27, 2021

Why your Health System Needs Mobile Device Management Help

Managing mobile devices throughout a health system can be a complex and time-consuming task. Not only does device utilization need to be monitored, but security and compliance are also of the utmost importance. That’s why mobile device management (MDM) is essential to your organization’s telecom expense management (TEM) strategy. 5 Reasons you Need Mobile Device Management Help Cost Control With mobile management solutions, you can utilize the buying power of your TEM service providers to negotiate the best rates and easily monitor competitive service providers for additional savings opportunities. In fact, TAG’s mobile solutions reduce your mobile and wireless spend by up to 40% with […]
December 21, 2020

Tips for all Healthcare Workers to Protect against Cyberattacks

Cyberattacks have been a growing threat in healthcare over the past year and there is no end in sight. In fact, one Georgia University Hospital reported defending against 550 cyberattacks on their Epic MyChart system each day – 20% of them coming from emails to staff. However, not all attacks are defended. In 2019, 41.4 million patient records were compromised – almost three times more than in 2018, and the COVID-19 pandemic heightened this in 2020 as many healthcare workers moved to virtual workspaces. Recent survey results suggest that 1,500 healthcare providers are vulnerable to data breaches of 500 or […]
Tips for all Healthcare Workers to Protect against Cyberattacks
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