HIPAA: Protect your Devices

Published on: Author: Mary Beth Gettins Leave a comment

We are in a new age of communication.  We want and need the ability to remain connected and to have information at our finger tips.  In every industry and healthcare is no exception, we are looking to mobile devices like laptops, tablets, and smart phones as a way of staying connected and mobile.   Global sales of smart phones are expected to hit 1.5 billion units by 2016. Forbes.

With this wave of mobile device usage, we need to protect ourselves from the risks: risk of theft, loss, and unintended access.  Here is an infographic with 4 helpful best practices.

HIPAA mobile device security

 

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