Healthcare providers are under significant pressure to change. Whether the pressure comes from the threat of noncompliance or by way of incentives, there are hurdles to overcome. Buzzwords, such as Electronic Health Records (EHR), Meaningful Use and a host of other obtuse terms don’t make matters easier. Learning everything and still taking care of patients in need of help is a balancing act. When you are on the move, mistakes can easily happen. Backup security works in much the same way.
So much attention is drawn to protecting the workstations in your office that backups (storage for your sensitive data) can become the easy target for hacking activities.
According to Greek Mythology, the aegis was gifted by the gods to the hero, Perseus. In exchange, they asked him to slay Medusa. The Aegis helped Perseus face his nemesis and triumph. And without taking proper precautions during backup, your sensitive data might be breached. Here are the fundamentals for defeating the dreaded gorgon:
Healthcare providers need their patient documents to remain top secret, whether the sensitive information is in use, stored in an on-premise backup appliance or pushed off site to a secure data facility.
Dell Sonicwall is our backup and security partner because their state-of-the-art on-premise solutions keep IT simple. Their streamlined products allow us to focus on what we care about: staying on top of regulatory requirements and winning.