Business Continuity Management / Disaster Recovery , COVID-19 , Critical Infrastructure Security

Securing Telemedicine and the Future of Remote Work in Healthcare

Experts From Palo Alto Networks and Accenture Preview New Research Findings
Mark Baik of Palo Alto Networks (right) and Thomas Duffey of Accenture Security

After a surge in the use of remote access and telehealth technologies during the pandemic, widespread utilization of this approach to care is expected to continue, raising concerns about security and privacy. Mark Baik of Palo Alto Networks and Dr. Thomas Duffey of Accenture preview new research findings on the subject.

In an exclusive video interview with Information Security Media Group previewing to an upcoming webinar, Baik and Duffey discuss:

  • Key takeaways from recent research investigating the security challenges of administering healthcare with remote access technologies;
  • Why the current healthcare infrastructure doesn’t meet necessary requirements for the remote healthcare professional;
  • How current challenges are being resolved for a "new normal" of remote work and telemedicine in healthcare.

Baik is a healthcare security architect at Palo Alto Networks. He previously worked at healthcare delivery and research organizations as a security practitioner with responsibilities spanning infrastructure, information security and enterprise architecture. Baik is a CISSP-ISSAP and a certified HITRUST CSF practitioner.

Duffey is a security innovation principal who currently leads healthcare IoT and clinical SOC efforts at Accenture Security. He previously served in several security and compliance roles, including at a defense contractor for U.S. military branches, a professional instructor and facilitator,and subject matter adviser for various industry sectors. Currently, he specializes in regulatory compliance in the areas of healthcare and utilities/energy.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Former Director, Editorial

Holland focused on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times.

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