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Clearwater helps healthcare organizations ensure patient safety and improve the quality of care by safeguarding the confidentiality, integrity and availability of protected health information (PHI). We have assisted more than 400 customers to operationalize and mature their information privacy, security, compliance and information risk management programs. And in the process, we are raising the bar for safeguarding PHI, protecting millions of Americans and driving real value for the organizations we support and the healthcare industry at large.

Clearwater Executive Chairman Bob Chaput To Keynote Healthcare Internet of Things Conference

By |October 10th, 2019|

Clearwater Executive Chairman Bob Chaput To Keynote Healthcare Internet of Things Conference Cyber Risk Management Expert to Share Insight on Medical Device Security and Patient Safety at Invitation-Only Thought Leadership Summit NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 2019) – Clearwater, the leading provider of Enterprise Cyber Risk Management and HIPAA compliance software and consulting services for the healthcare industry, […]

KLAS-CHiME: How Aligned Are Provider Organizations with the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) Guidelines?

By |July 9th, 2019|

HICP identifies 10 overarching cybersecurity practices that organizations of all sizes should focus
on. For each practice, sub-practices based on organization size are also outlined. The 10 overarching cybersecurity practices are:

Securing The Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem (page 40)

By |July 2nd, 2019|

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

By |July 2nd, 2019|

A new report from KLAS and CHIME find that while large organizations are becoming more sophisticated in their cybersecurity strategies, smaller providers are not keeping pace with governance, risk management, and other security elements.

Understanding the True Cost of a Data Breach

By |July 2nd, 2019|

In the case of American Medical Collection Agency’s (AMCA) highly publicized data breach, the cost proved unrecoverable as the 42-year-old parent company Retrieval-Masters Credit Bureau filed for bankruptcy just weeks after disclosing the breach.
Organizations should calculate the risk of a data breach, not only for covered entities but also for their business associates. A breach of your patient data will affect your organization, even if it’s by a business associate.

Clearwater Supports First-in-the-Nation Healthcare Cybersecurity Leadership Program

By |July 1st, 2019|

Clearwater is proud to announce that Executive Chairman Bob Chaput has been invited to be part of the faculty for a new professional certificate program offered by the University of Texas. Titled Leadership in Healthcare Privacy and Security Risk Management, the first-in-the-nation certificate is designed to help fill the acute need for a trained, non-technical workforce to protect healthcare systems in Texas and our nation from fast-evolving cybersecurity threats.

Medical Device Cybersecurity: The Top Challenges

By |June 25th, 2019|

Identity and access management continues to be a top medical device cybersecurity challenge, says security expert Mark Identity and access management continues to be a top medical device cybersecurity challenge, says Clearwater security expert Mark Sexton. “A number of these devices cannot be integrated into normal technical controls, like Active Directory, that you use on your network to manage user access and monitor that activity,” he notes in an interview with Information Security Media Group.

Key Takeaways From Breakfast & Breaches® | D.C.

By |June 19th, 2019|

Clearwater’s recent Breakfast & Breaches event in Washington, DC brought together an outstanding group of leaders with unique insight on the growing problem of how to keep protected health information secure. Drawing on their combined decades of experience working across the compliance spectrum, our panelists and moderator challenged the audience’s thinking with regard to how their organizations analyze and manage risks.

Clearwater Adds Cybersecurity Expert Cathie Brown as Vice President of Professional Services

By |June 18th, 2019|

Clearwater, a top-ranked provider of healthcare cyber risk software and consulting services, today announced the appointment of Cathie Brown as Vice President, Professional Services. Ms. Brown brings more than 30 years of experience in healthcare, health information technology, health information security and consulting.

Servers Cause Most Health Breaches, C-Suite Lacks Funds to Fight Threats

By |June 17th, 2019|

Clearwater finds the majority of health breaches last year were caused in some way by a server, while a CynergisTek report found a lack of resources, tools, and talent make it difficult for the C-suite to keep up with the threat landscape.

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