Securing data through encryption and keys
Some healthcare organisations, for example, apply encryption at their internet connections or computer workstations. For others, the focus is on the protection of their databases.
Indeed there is currently no single or standardised approach in data encryption. Notably, the key to effective encryption is effective key management, according to data security experts,
Shachar Roth, VP of R&D at Kindite, highlights the importance of “customer-centric encryption” in healthcare. To make this concept work, he says, “healthcare organisations must consider how easy it is for patients, employees and business associates to use and trust the encryption solution.”