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Announcing the Second Annual Healthcare Information Security Today Survey

Princeton, NJ, September 28, 2012 --( Information Security Media Group (ISMG), publisher of, announces its second annual Healthcare Information Security Today survey gauging top trends, threats and priorities for hospitals, clinics, health plans and integrated delivery systems.

This web-based research study, created by ISMG with the counsel of top healthcare and security experts and sponsored by RSA, explores how information security leaders are taking steps to respond to today's key challenges, including:

-Preventing and detecting breaches
-Dealing with the risks posed by mobile devices
-Complying with HIPAA and the HITECH Act
-Conducting risk assessments
-Setting information security priorities
-Investing in emerging technologies
-Developing security policies and procedures
-Assessing the security of cloud computing

The annual Healthcare Information Security Today survey gives healthcare information security professionals and other senior executives insights that they can track and measure over time. The 2011 survey results showed, for example:

-26% of organizations had yet to conduct a risk assessment;
-43% graded their ability to counter information security threats as poor, failing or in need of improvement;
-Improving regulatory compliance was the top information security priority.

Visit and take the survey. Results will be presented in a variety of ways across, including an in-depth report, expert interviews and a webinar in which survey respondents will be invited to listen to exclusive insight and analysis.

For more information on the Healthcare Information Security Today survey, please contact Howard Anderson, ISMG news editor, at

About the Sponsor:

Sponsor of the 2012 Healthcare Information Security Today survey is RSA, The Security Division of EMC, a premier provider of security, risk and compliance management solutions for business acceleration. RSA helps organizations solve their most complex and sensitive security challenges. These challenges include managing organizational risk, safeguarding mobile access and collaboration, proving compliance, and securing virtual and cloud environments.

About ISMG:

Information Security Media Group publishes BankInfoSecurity, CUInfoSecurity, GovInfoSecurity, HealthcareInfoSecurity, InfoRiskToday, DataBreachToday and CareersInfoSecurity. These digital media sites offer news, views, research and education on the top industry, security, regulatory and technology challenges facing information security leaders worldwide. Each site is guided by an advisory board of renowned thought-leaders from business, government and education.

ISMG's suite of educational webinars offers hands-on training by knowledgeable practitioners and is available to individual and corporate subscribers.

ISMG's custom research, including the Healthcare Information Security Today, Faces of Fraud and Cloud Computing Security surveys, is routinely featured at leading industry events, such as the RSA Conference and BAI Payments Connect.
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