Security threats, hackers and shadow IT still plague health IT

Security has long been a primary challenge in the health IT market, and two new reports help illustrate the vulnerabilities surrounding some of the most sensitive consumer data.

The health IT group HIMSS on Tuesday released its 2015 cybersecurity survey, finding that 87 percent of healthcare officials and information security workers polled identify cybersecurity as an increasing business priority within their organizations, but still report an alarming rate of intrusions.

Read the 2015 cybersecurity survey by HIMSS which reveals that majority of respondents find cyber security as a first priority in their organisation on CIO.