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The healthcare industry's increasing trust in public cloud providers like Amazon Web Services (AWS) is a good thing. In fact, by 2020, 80% of healthcare data will "pass through the cloud at some point in its life me, as providers seek to leverage cloud-based technologies and infrastructure for data collec on, aggrega on, analy cs and decision-making," according to IDC Health Insights. Unfortunately, there is an alarming lack of understanding in the market about how to secure and regulate sensi ve healthcare data. This rapid expansion to the cloud by healthcare providers and applica ons has led to some of today's most notorious large-scale breaches. In fact, almost 96 million records were stolen in these 3 high‒profile cases alone: Community Health Systems (4.5 million), Anthem (80 million), and Premera (11 million). Why is this happening? The sensi ve nature of the personal health informa on stored across these technologies makes healthcare data a goldmine to a ackers. Not only is the data itself appealing to obtain, but because of healthcare's extensive partner network—made up of providers, administrators, insurance companies, billing partners and more—healthcare data can be vulnerable at many points across the business chain. Since just 2009, data about more than 120 million people has been compromised in more than 1,100 separate breaches at organiza ons handling protected health data. Moving to the cloud is surprisingly easy, but ge ng the right controls and aler ng systems in place? Not so much. In order to address these cloud security requirements, businesses need to understand what security measures they need to prevent data loss, how to achieve HIPAA compliance, and how to monitor for anomalous user behavior inside servers and their workloads. C O N T I N U O U S M O N I T O R I N G A B E T T E R S O L U T I O N F O R M A I N TA I N I N G H E A LT H C A R E D ATA S E C U R I T Y I N T H E C LO U D Healthcare companies u lizing cloud infrastructure require con nuous security monitoring. Learn how to prevent data loss, achieve HIPAA compliance, and protect against a acks.

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