Clearwater Compliance’s IRM|Pro ™ Offers Expanded Enhancements to Address Evolving Hospital Cybersecurity Threats
NASHVILLE, Tenn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Clearwater Compliance, a leading provider of hospital and health system cybersecurity and compliance solutions that are exclusively endorsed by the American Hospital Association, today announced a major upgrade to its software solution, IRM|Pro™.
Cyber Contagions Knock Out Hospital Systems — Prompting Triaging of Cybersecurity to Code Red Status
Typically, when hospitals declare emergencies, it’s for incoming patients—not their own internal computer systems. But, in March 2016, Methodist Hospital in Henderson, Kentucky, declared an emergency.
After being hit by a ransomware infection, the hospital placed a scrolling red alert on its homepage stating: “Methodist Hospital is currently working in an Internal State of Emergency due […]
On July 27th, 2016, OCR HIPAA investigator will share insider’s view of Office for Civil Rights (OCR) Phase 2 Audit readiness
OCR allows 10 days to respond to a Phase 2 audit request. Are there still gaps in your HIPAA compliance program?
Similar to Phase 1, the Phase 2 audit protocol includes a comprehensive review of […]
Not Just Another Pretty Face!
Within a few weeks, Clearwater will be unveiling new versions of our IRM|Analysis™, IRM|Security™, and IRM|Privacy™ software products designed with enhanced workflow and streamlined efficiency in mind.
The abundance of content and features contained within our suite of advanced, powerful software tools have evolved to the point that we wanted to provide […]
Who’s Responsible for Cybersecurity? Industry Searches for Clear Answers
We’re now living in what has been called the “era of the mega breach.” Globally, businesses are estimated to lose $445 billion annually due to cybercrime, according to the Center for Strategic and International Studies. What’s more, the overall threat landscape has evolved significantly with respect to […]
Preview : A Simpler And Better Alternative To The HITRUST Mandate For Third Party Risk Management In Healthcare
Guest post contributed by: Kamal Govindaswamy CISSP, CIPP/US, CCSP Principal, RisknCompliance Consulting Group
I have written my opinion about HITRUST CSF/RMF and the HITRUST certification mandate starting with my first open letter to the HITRUST Alliance last fall, and subsequently – second and third letters.
More recently, I have been thinking about an alternative approach to […]
That’s the new estimate of how much data breaches cost the health care industry annually, according to a new study by the Ponemon Institute. What’s more, despite the increased frequency of breaches, the study found that “many organizations lack the money and resources to manage data breaches caused by evolving cyber threats, preventable mistakes, and other dangers.” […]
It’s a sellers’ market for personally identifiable data on the “dark web,” where stolen information is anonymously bought and sold. Like all savvy businesspeople, hackers go where the money is; right now the hottest selling commodity is medical record data—going for as much as $60 per record. […]
President Obama’s administration submitted its budget proposal for fiscal 2017 earlier this year—indicating a clear funding prioritization of HIPAA compliance audits and other health care initiatives. […]