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Ransomware Guidance Presentation for Health Centers Ransomware Guidance Presentation for Health Centers

Ransomware Guidance Presentation for Health Centers

Updated with Ransomware Strategies from CISA

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A rapid increase in the computerization of health care organizations, many without the capacity to keep up to date with the extensive privacy and security measures required, has made them targets for cyber-criminals. In the last couple of years there have been numerous ransomware attacks that has held critical hospital data at ransom. Health Centers may be perceived as more vulnerable targets by cyber-criminals due to a potentially smaller IT staff and older set of IT infrastructure (e.g., operating systems without latest security updates). To make things worse, a decrease in the black...
Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients

Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients

A publication of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015, Section 405(d) Task Group

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The HIPAA Security Rule establishes the requirements for protection of electronic patient health information. The safeguards identified are made up of three domains that include administrative, physical, and technical safeguards that need to be addressed. The technical safeguards as defined within 45 CFR §164.312 of the HIPAA Security Rule can be some of the most difficult to comprehend...

Security Risk Analysis Toolkit

A resource from the Office of the National Coordinator

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A well-done security risk assessment (SRA) will identify security vulnerabilities across the breadth of a healthcare organization's health information systems. Factors will include policy,...
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