Keeping data safe while accessing information from the device of your choice is a complex and potentially dangerous endeavor
The consumerization of IT and the bring-your-own-device (BYOD) movement in the workplace has proven to be extremely beneficial for the healthcare industry, allowing providers to access patient data, billing information, clinical trial data and employee information on the go. However, this comes with a price.
Data now resides on desktops, laptops, smartphones, tablets and USB drives. Given the rise of mobile computing and BYOD in healthcare, the once straightforward process of protecting private health information has evolved into a more complex and nuanced undertaking.