Healthcare Identity and Access Management: Why It’s Time to Shift from Single Sign-On to Comprehensive IAM

In a recent blog article, we discussed the top 5 Identity and Access Management challenges the healthcare industry is facing. Evolving compliance regulations, growing M&A activity, digital transformation, ongoing financial and organizational issues, and mounting security threats are all driving the need for more comprehensive Identity and Access Management (IAM) capabilities that go well-beyond pure single sign-on (SSO) alone.

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Overcoming the Top 5 Healthcare Identity Management Challenges Requires More Than SSO

The healthcare industry is in a state of flux. Increasing regulations, the shift from paper-based to digital records, and pressure to reduce costs while maintaining a high level of care has given rise to a period of change and new challenges. 

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks with IAM, Part 3 - Hacking

Cybersecurity breaches continue to plague healthcare organizations. Every month, new horror stories about patient data being compromised hit the headlines. Despite this, and the evolving regulations in healthcare, the fact remains that the industry is still behind the curve when it comes to cybersecurity.

We’ve decided to take a closer look at the top threat actions that are causing these healthcare data breaches and how a modern identity and access management (IAM) solution can help. So far in our series, we’ve covered social engineering and malware attacks

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Announcing Strategic Partnership with IGEL to Deliver Secure Endpoint Devices for Healthcare

It’s my pleasure to announce a strategic partnership between Identity Automation and IGEL Technology, provider of the next-gen edge OS for cloud workspaces. Through this partnership, RapidIdentity QwickAccess secure proximity badge access solution now supports IGEL OS-powered endpoint devices for secure, high-performance clinical computing.

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How to Build a Robust Cybersecurity Strategy by Implementing a Healthcare Security Framework, Part Two

In terms of the traditional security structure, the cloud has changed everything— its pushed the perimeter boundaries outside the organization’s four walls. With the soft perimeter of a hybrid environment, comes the complexity of additional tools and analytics that are needed to achieve the same level of visibility as with traditional edge security devices.

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How to Build a Robust Cybersecurity Strategy by Implementing a Healthcare Security Framework, Part One

Often times, healthcare organizations have point solutions to address critical areas, but are still concerned about their broader security needs.

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks with IAM, Part 2 - Malware and Ransomware

Over the past 10 years, the healthcare industry has experienced a drastic rise in cyberattacks and data breaches. The number of reported healthcare-related data breaches has consistently grown every year since the Department of Health and Human Services began tracking breaches in 2009—and 2018 was no different.

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Putting Identity and Access Management at the Core of Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry

With constantly evolving security and compliance regulations, it may seem impossible for healthcare organizations to sustain a high level of security, while also ensuring quick, efficient access to systems and data.

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Preventing the Top Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks with IAM, Part 1 - Social Attacks & Phishing Schemes

In healthcare, the pressure is always on to drive down overall costs and provide higher levels of patient care. The result: a never-ending quest to increase efficiency. EMR’s, telehealth tools, and other third-party IT solutions that enhance productivity and streamline clinician workflows have become the norm.

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Our Top Healthcare Blogs of 2018

This year, we shined a bright light on healthcare. With our acquisition of Healthcast, Inc in July, we deepended our expertise in this industry and added some top notch, award-winning solutions to our list of offerings.

In celebration of this, we’re dedicating this blog to the top performing healthcare content of the year starting with our most popular healthcare blog by far, the announcement of our expansion with the addition of the HealthCast product line.

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