The most effective way to measure your organization’s ransomware readiness isn’t by passing the red team test, but rather, by failing it, said CISOs Dan Bowden and Erik Decker during a recent panel discussion.
With attacks becoming more widespread and damaging, it no longer falls on a single department – or health system – to manage it alone, according to our cybersecurity experts. “You need a lot of friends to get this done.”
One of the many consequences of Covid-19? Leaders in every industry – including healthcare – will be forced to reexamine their disaster preparedness strategies and make sure they’re “able to deliver services in a consistent way” during an emergency, said Erik Decker and Denise Anderson.
One of the most important aspects of a cybersecurity strategy – particularly during a crisis – is communication, according to Erik Decker and Denise Anderson, who discuss key takeaways from the roadmap recently published by HSCC. And it goes far beyond targeted emails.
Don’t think of the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices as a set of requirements. The document, which was created by 150 experts, is meant to be viewed as “collection of recipes” for keeping data secure, says Erik Decker.