Half of all data security breaches are the result of a stolen device.

Any mobile device that contains a database that is easily transferable to a desktop database platform, photo sharing and messaging apps is especially susceptible to a breach of patients’ protected health information (PHI).

To prevent these breaches, healthcare organisation are implementing Premises- Aware Security systems that enable their IT department to monitor all devices. They can also receive alerts if a device leaves a secure zone, and control access to data and applications, including forced encryption or self-wipe.

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