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Measuring Cyber Security Awareness within Groups of Medical Professionals in Poland

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Title:Measuring Cyber Security Awareness within Groups of Medical Professionals in Poland
Authors:Hyla, Tomasz
Fabisiak, Luiza
Keywords:Unintended Negative Consequences of IT Implementations in Healthcare
cybersecurity
electronic health record
privacy
review
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Date Issued:07 Jan 2020
Abstract:The goal of this study is to measure the cyber security awareness of medical professionals in Poland, i.e. to verify whether healthcare specialists have knowledge and understanding of basic cyber security threats. This survey was based on the cyber security recommendations from the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The survey consisted of 23 single and multiple-choice questions divided into four parts. The results categorized the respondents and measured the level of cyber security awareness. Among the 620 persons invited to participate in the survey, 300 (48.39%) responded and answered all of the questions. The results show a an unsatisfactory level of knowledge regarding information security in Poland. The main conclusion drawn from the survey is that the quality of cyber security training among medical professionals should be improved and frequency of the trainings should be increased.
Pages/Duration:10 pages
URI:http://hdl.handle.net/10125/64215
ISBN:978-0-9981331-3-3
DOI:10.24251/HICSS.2020.473
Rights:Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/
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