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The NIST CSF Framework – What Does It Mean For Healthcare?

Reading Time: 3 minutes NIST, the National Institute of Standards and Technology, is a non-regulatory federal agency of the U.S. Commerce Department. Established in 1901, NIST was designed to promote innovation and competitiveness by advancing standards. And in February 2013, the United States… Read More

5 Types of Insider Threats in Healthcare – and How to Mitigate Them

Reading Time: 5 minutes Cybersecurity threats are happening constantly in healthcare – last year, a new breach was reported every day. From phishing attacks to malicious insiders, all sides can be left vulnerable. But the insider threat can be one of the most damaging… Read More

Healthcare Breaches Affected 11.5 Million People In 2018

Reading Time: 2 minutes The total number of records exposed in the healthcare sector rose to 11.5 million in 2018, according to the fifth annual Healthcare Breach Report, published by Bitglass. The number of breaches reached a three-year low at 290 breaches total;… Read More

HHS: Data Protection Among Best Practices For Healthcare Cybersecurity

Reading Time: 3 minutes A set of cybersecurity best practices recently published by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) looks at five of the biggest cyber threats to the healthcare industry and how to best mitigate them. The U.S. Department of… Read More

Data Classification in Healthcare

Reading Time: 3 minutes Healthcare is a highly competitive industry where payers and providers are subject to significant regulatory oversight.  The complex needs of these organizations, and their patients, must be delivered in as efficient a manner as possible, and with precision, while… Read More