Many organizations are unaware that a data exchange via email typically passes through multiple servers before it reaches the final point of delivery. This indirect transmission method can leave PHI and other unstructured data vulnerable to imminent threats of cyberattacks.
Utilizing a hybrid-cloud network with direct digital faxing is the key to ensuring communications never traverse an external telephone network. Black and White lists can also be leveraged to place further restrictions on the exchange of sensitive information.
etherFAX CEO, Paul Banco, discussed how direct fax is more secure than email in Electronic Health Reporter. Read the full article here.