Multi-factor & Risk-based Authentication , Security Operations

Healthcare and Authentication: Achieving a Critical Balance

Yubico's Scontras on How Healthcare Security Leaders Now Approach Authentication
Healthcare and Authentication: Achieving a Critical Balance
Tom Scontras, director - healthcare and pharmaceuticals, Yubico

Security and ease of use of authentication solutions are critical not just to the cybersecurity effectiveness and user productivity across healthcare organizations, but also to delivery of the best patient care and safety. Tom Scontras of Yubico talks about how healthcare approaches authentication.

In an interview with Information Security Media Group, Scontras discusses:

  • How a remote workforce has increased the success of phishing attacks;
  • How security and ease of use influence authentication decisions;
  • A process to provide strong authentication today as healthcare moves toward passwordless.

Scontras is a leader in healthcare and pharmaceuticals at Yubico. He has worked with some of the most innovative companies, where he has become an expert in user experience and now, with Yubico, an expert at protecting the modern 3D employee, who he says is "distributed, digital and distracted." Scontras directs a team focused on the global pharmaceutical, MedTech and healthcare markets, which are all seeking to protect themselves from today's ever-changing threat landscape.




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