7 Tools To Tighten Healthcare Data Security

Most of the largest healthcare data security and privacy breaches have involved lost or stolen mobile computing devices. Consider these tools and tips for protecting patient data and managing breaches.

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, Senior Writer, InformationWeek

January 25, 2012

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Good Technology's Good for Enterprise product allows healthcare organizations to protect patent health data and corporate information on mobile devices. The product separates patient and corporate data from employees' personal information and places the data in an encrypted, secure container on a wide range of iPhone, Android and Windows Mobile smartphones and tablets.

This feature--combined with password policy enforcement, preventing cut, copy, and paste from the secure container, and remote wiping--can work together to help reduce the risk of data loss to unsecured consumer applications.

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About the Author(s)

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

Senior Writer, InformationWeek

Marianne Kolbasuk McGee is a former editor for InformationWeek.

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