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Top 10 Tips for Cybersecurity in Health Care

Security professionals are unanimous: The weakest link in any computer system is the user. Researchers who study the psychology and sociology of Information Technology (IT) users have demonstrated time and again how very difficult it is to raise people’s awareness about threats and vulnerabilities that can jeopardize the information they work with daily. The tips in this document describe some ways to reduce the risk, decreasing the likelihood that patients’ personal health information will be exposed to unauthorized disclosure, alteration, and destruction or denial of access.