The Importance of Improving Medical Device Security

By |November 14th, 2016|

Enhancing medical device security requires collaboration Sociologists call it “the diminishing returns of complexity.” It’s the point where a major innovation (like the wireless IV medication infusion pump) begins to have some drawbacks – like the possibility that these devices can be hacked in a way that can lead to life-threatening complications. You can read […]

Healthcare Industry Is The Bullseye For Hackers In 2017

By |October 31st, 2016|

Ransomware is on the rise at hospitals in the U.S. and globally. “Healthcare is the most cyber attacked industry according to the 2016 IBM X-Force Cyber Security Intelligence Index. In the same report just a year ago — when financial services held the top spot — healthcare wasn’t even in the top six. Attacks on […]

Clearwater Introduces Managed Solution To Help CIOs and CISOs

By |October 28th, 2016|

The American Hospital Association is talking about Clearwater’s New Cyber Risk Services Solution “Due to the constantly evolving threats to information security, hospital leaders today need a comprehensive, cost-effective approach to safeguard a hospital’s data, systems and reputation, and we are pleased to endorse Clearwater’s latest solution so hospitals can continue their proactive efforts around […]

Solution to Help Hospitals Manage Evolving Cybersecurity Risks Announced

By |October 26th, 2016|

With cybersecurity breaches on the rise, hospitals rush to find solutions to secure their systems as effectively as possible. Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of healthcare compliance and information risk management (IRM) services has announced the availability of Cyber Risk Services™ (CRS™), a new managed solution endorsed by the American Hospital Association and designed to […]

Clearwater unveils cybersecurity service to fight ransomware and other incidents

By |October 20th, 2016|

The intent is to help healthcare CIO and CISOs improve IT compliance and risk management posture, as well as information resource management. Clearwater Compliance, a provider of healthcare compliance and information risk management services, released Cyber Risk Services, an information and cybersecurity program endorsed by the American Hospital Association, the company is set to announce […]

OCR getting tougher about information security

By |October 12th, 2016|

In the healthcare field, the word “audit” is about as welcome as the word “Zika.” But it’s inevitable that there will be more audits this year, in addition to investigations, related to information security shortcomings.That’s because the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) has moved from the concept of performance audits in 2012, focused on efforts […]

The Threat is Real: A Recommended Approach to Cybersecurity and Patient Safety

By |October 10th, 2016|

Information security and cyber risk management has become an essential component of ensuring patient safety. Concurrently, the threat environment for healthcare organizations has significantly changed and expanded. The net effect of these developments is that traditional approaches to patient safety and information security may not be aligned with the current threat environment, which can lead […]

A CIO, consultant and infosec vendor nail down cybersecurity best practice lists

By |October 10th, 2016|

Aetna CISO Jim Routh, who previously worked in financial services, offered his advice, as did Bob Chaput, CEO of Clearwater Compliance and Dan Wiley, who heads Check Point Software’s incident response and threat intelligence work. Read the entire article at Healthcare IT News.

Hackers Are the Problem, Workers the Weak Point

By |September 24th, 2015|

It only takes one employee clicking on the wrong link to give away the keys to the kingdom. This article was originally published on In the old days, “hackers” would hang out in bars across the street from the plant or office at quitting time and make friends with the workers, slowly learning and […]

Daniel Spitzer Named Senior Director of Business Development by Clearwater Compliance

By |September 2nd, 2015|

Clearwater Compliance has announced the addition of the newest member of its sales team. Daniel Spitzer, a California State University – East Bay graduate with over 12 years of professional experience working in healthcare and advising technology-based startups, has been named the company’s new Senior Director, Business Development.

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