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.
Although there was much to consider in creating a set of cybersecurity guidelines, the important feedback the industry-led group received, according to Erik Decker, was to make sure it was “concise.”
Let’s face it – small organizations can’t invest as much in cybersecurity as large IDNs. But there are steps they can take, says Erik Decker, who leads the workgroup that’s tasked with getting them on the right path.