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Healthcare Information Security Programs: Why Web Security Matters

Published By: Akamai Technologies
Akamai Technologies
Published:  Mar 15, 2016
Length:  4 pages

The healthcare industry has become an increasingly attractive target for cyber criminals. The richness of the data combined with the increasing interconnectedness of healthcare technologies makes the industry ripe for cyberattacks. The good news is the better prepared and more difficult healthcare organizations make their systems to breach, the less likely it is they will be a target. The key is continued investment in the right people, the right organizational policies and the right technologies.

Read this whitepaper to learn:

  • How quickly the threat landscape is evolving
  • The limitations of traditional device-based firewalls
  • Specifics about the two biggest threats: DDoS and web application attacks
  • How cloud-based web app firewalls detect attacks before they reach your network
  • Best practices to minimize risk



Tagshealthcare, information security, web security, data management, technology, cloud services, network performance, network performance management, network provisioning, network security