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About Clearwater

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.

PPN: PHI Protection Network

By |January 2nd, 2019|

Industry Partner PPN: PHI Protection Network With the constantly evolving cybersecurity threats in healthcare, it is more important than ever for industry experts to come together to help equip hospitals and health systems with the tools and information necessary to combat cyber risks. Critical Insights | Strategies | Recommendations The Financial Impact of Breached Protected […]

AHIA

By |December 31st, 2018|

Clearwater is trusted by hundreds of audit, privacy, security and compliance professionals to provide a wide range of award-winning cybersecurity, compliance and information risk management educational resources, software and professional services. We extend a warm welcome to AHIA members to contact us for an initial free consultation on how we may assist you with your […]

Medical Device Security and CIO Insomnia

By |October 12th, 2018|

During a conversation over drinks with a number of CIOs at a recent healthcare conference, I discovered that the number one concern that keeps most healthcare executives up at night is the security of their medical devices. That was somewhat unexpected, especially following press-grabbing headlines last year about ‘WannaCry’ and other ransomware attacks rendering a […]

Panaceas, Shiny Objects and the Importance of Managing Risk in a Healthcare Environment–Part 3

By |October 3rd, 2018|

Is there a more challenging position anywhere in information security than that of a healthcare organization’s cyber risk management leader? If there is, I can’t think of what it would be. Whether your title is CISO, CSO, CTO, CIO or some variation thereof, the task is daunting. As we mentioned in Part 1 of this series, […]

Strengthening Your Cybersecurity Ecosystem — One Step at a Time

By |September 27th, 2018|

Every day, it seems, cyber criminals figure out new ways to attack hospitals and compromise patient data and safety. As the number and intensity of cyber attacks on healthcare organizations increase, the task of establishing an effective cybersecurity program can seem overwhelming. The good news is that no matter where an organization is in developing […]

Panaceas, Shiny Objects and the Importance of Managing Risk in a Healthcare Environment – Part 2

By |September 24th, 2018|

  Healthcare CIOs, CISOs, and other information risk management leaders face daunting challenges when it comes to deciding where to apply their limited resources to make the biggest difference in their organization’s cyber risk posture. As I mentioned in my previous post, healthcare security leaders can be tempted by shiny new objects – i.e., new security […]

Panaceas, Shiny Objects and the Importance of Managing Risk in a Healthcare Environment–Part 1

By |September 17th, 2018|

You’re the CISO of a healthcare organization and you just sat through an amazing sales presentation by one of your security vendors. You are considering cutting a PO to purchase that new security tool. You’ve been thinking for some time about purchasing tools to close security gaps that you’re aware of and this particular tool […]

Industry Partner SecureWorks

By |July 12th, 2017|

Industry Partner SecureWorks With the constantly evolving cybersecurity threats in healthcare, it is more important than ever for industry experts to come together to help equip hospitals and health systems with the tools and information necessary to combat cyber risks. The latest Healthcare Cybersecurity White Papers Must Reads For Healthcare Leaders “If we in healthcare […]

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Part 5 – Questions & Answers from May 3rd Conversation with Former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez

By |June 5th, 2017|

This entry is part 58 of 13 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Part 5 – Questions & Answers from May 3rd Conversation with Former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez We received almost 100 questions in our May 3rd web event entitled “WHAT OCR EXPECTS IN YOUR HIPAA RISK ANALYSIS: A Conversation with Former OCR Director, Leon Rodriguez”.  We are breaking up the questions and […]

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Part 4 – Questions & Answers from May 3rd Conversation with Former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez

By |May 29th, 2017|

This entry is part 58 of 13 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Part 4 – Questions & Answers from May 3rd Conversation with Former OCR Director Leon Rodriguez We received almost 100 questions in our May 3rd web event entitled “WHAT OCR EXPECTS IN YOUR HIPAA RISK ANALYSIS: A Conversation with Former OCR Director, Leon Rodriguez”.  We are breaking up the questions and […]

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