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5 critical components in protecting servers from breaches

Servers appear to be the Achilles heel of healthcare organizations’ data protection efforts. About 54 percent of all individuals affected by an information breach of a healthcare organizations were impacted by a breach involving that organization’s server, according to data on the breach portal of the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office for Civil Rights, culling security incidents from June 1, 2018, to May 31, 2019. A report this summer from Clearwater’s CyberIntelligence Institute says that, of the breaches in the previous 12 months, 90 healthcare breaches affecting more than 9 million individuals, were related to servers in some way.

Cyber Risk Management: A Business Enabler (Not an IT Issue)

Cyber risk management is not an “IT problem”; it is an enterprise risk management matter that can be harnessed ...

How the New York SHIELD Privacy Bill Impacts Healthcare Organizations

Reporting requirements of New York’s SHIELD Act go into effect on October 23; healthcare organizations that ...

NIST Proposes PACS Cybersecurity Guidance for Health Providers

Developed with industry leaders like Clearwater Compliance, Symantec, and others, new NIST guidance and a proposed ...

Mitigating the Risks Posed by Malicious Insiders

Every organization should understand their own unique risk profile based on the impact to their organization of a breach, the vulnerabilities that exist within their unique portfolio of information assets and all reasonable threats that might exploit those vulnerabilities including insider threats.

Clearwater Partners with NSA Centers of Academic Excellence To Advance Cyber Defense Education

Company’s IRM|Pro Software Prepares Students to Meet Healthcare Industry’s Need for Professionals Skilled in ...

How state AGs are ramping up general HIPAA enforcement

Efforts by the federal Office of Civil Rights to investigate data breaches at healthcare organizations are of great concern to security and compliance officers at healthcare organizations.

Investing Wisely in Cybersecurity

Jon Moore, Chief Risk Officer at Clearwater Compliance LLC, based in Nashville, Tennessee, said the survey essentially reflected what he sees in the industry.

Clearwater Helps UberHealth Build a Strong HIPAA-Compliant Infrastructure

Although the healthcare industry has been notoriously resistant to change, its transformation at the hands of digitization has recently picked up pace.

Ransomware Hits Smaller Hospitals, Clinics Least Prepared for It

Olean Medical Group CEO Christine Strade received a text June 11 telling her the group’s electronic medical record system was down. That’s how she learned her company had been cyber-attacked.

Securing The Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem (page 40)

Every CISO knows that April, 2019 was a grim milestone: the worst month for healthcare data breaches since 2010, when the Office for Civil Rights began reporting healthcare data breaches of 500 individuals or more publicly. In April, 44 breaches were reported and the medical records of nearly 700,000 people were compromised.

Small Providers Still Struggling with Cybersecurity, Risk Management

A new report from KLAS and CHIME find that while large organizations are becoming more sophisticated in their ...


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