Because data threats come in so many forms — and because it’s never wise to rely on a single point-of-protection when guarding against threats — effective security for health care information requires a multi-layered approach. Physical, logical and operational security are therefore all essential ingredients for successful compliance with HIPAA.
The KVM platform that any enterprise chooses to implement must itself be extremely secure. It must offer appropriate protection from exploits launched from outside the enterprise. It must have effective controls to prevent unauthorized access by internal users. And it must safeguard critical systems from the dangers that can result from human error.