September 11: OCR-Quality Risk Analysis™ Live Demo
KLAS-CHiME: How Aligned Are Provider Organizations with the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) Guidelines?
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:
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
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.
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 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.
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.
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, 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.
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.