The cloud computing market in health care is expected to reach $5.4 billion by 2017according to a recent study. In the past, the healthcare industry has been extremely resistant to embracing the cloud; however, today more healthcare organizations are rapidly moving their infrastructure and data to the cloud.
Despite the accelerated move towards cloud adoption, it is important for pharma, biotech, SaaS providers, and other healthcare organizations to tread lightly regarding sensitive and HIPAA related information in the cloud.
Applying security best practices is vital to protecting data that rests in the cloud. The following infographic created by data security solutions provider, Gazzang highlights how health care data can be secured in the cloud.