Senior Care Providers Get New Cyber Security Guidance

January 3, 2018, Kimberly Marselas, McKnight's Long-Term Care News - The LeadingAge Center for Aging Services Technologies (CAST) has developed extensive new research aimed at helping senior healthcare providers better understand cybersecurity threats and mitigate risks.

“Cybersecurity is a hallmark of the 21st century and represents a continually evolving and complex topic,” said CAST executive director Majd Alwan. “Providers in the aging services sector are, by some assessments, less prepared in this area than their acute-care counterparts. So understanding the issues, identifying vulnerabilities, and taking actions as necessary to mitigate risk and avoid being a victim is crucial.”

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