The more freely patient data flows outside of the traditional confines, the more opportunities for electronic protected health information to leak out, said CIO Rich Temple, who spoke on a panel with James Case and David Ting. “We have to make sure we stay on top of that.”
With its new and improved video series, the Health Sector Coordinating Council aims to educate care providers on how breaches can affect clinical operations and patient safety, and how they can work to prevent cyberthreats. Clinicians, students, professionals, and institutions with training programs may view the 8-part series on YouTube or download it in eLearning format.
With budgets getting tighter and the cybersecurity talent pool shrinking, it’s time for a “paradigm shift,” according to Nate Lesser, CISO at Children’s National. During a recent webinar, he talked about how an integrated incident response strategy focused on training, communication, and collaboration has helped strengthen the organization’s security posture.
By proactively identifying vulnerabilities and weaknesses, ethical hackers can help organizations strengthen their cybersecurity posture, according to Joey Meneses, CTO at Akron Children’s Hospital. In this piece, he talks about the skillsets required to execute it, and the guidelines that need to be followed.
The key to improving third-party risk management is in building and maintaining strong relationships – both with present and past vendors, said our panelists, who offered advice on how to better monitor data after a relationship has ended.