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Why are hospitals still using VPNs?

Posted by Richard Bagdonas on Aug 22, 2016 12:00:00 AM

A Virtual Private Network is a private tunnel from a medical facility’s network firewall to external facility’s network firewall. These are basically holes poked through the main security device designed to prevent outside data from reaching the medical facility’s network. VPNs are complicated to set up and let’s face it: they suck.

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Topics: Healthcare, VPN, Privacy