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Clearwater IRM _ Analysis CyberIntelligence™ Insight Bulletin

Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute™ IRM | Analysis™ Bulletin #2

Laptops quickly come to mind when security leaders think about potential vulnerabilities for their organization. They are highly portable, can be accessed remotely, and are at high risk for theft. CCI™ analyzed high and critical risks facing hospitals and health systems found in our database and summarized them based on Clearwater’s comprehensive method of evaluating administrative, technical, and physical vulnerabilities.

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Cyber and Privacy Risks Are Bleeding Over into Medical Professional Liability Risks

Cyber and Privacy Risks Are Bleeding Over into Medical Professional Liability Risks | Update from the Cayman Captive Forum

Over November 27th to 29th, the 26th annual Cayman Captive Forum was held in Grand Cayman.  Over 1,400 specialists including captive directors, CFOs, CROs, service providers and captive managers from around the world met to discuss the issues most pressing to the captive insurance industry.  One of the key topics discussed was the apparent evolution from what started out as “HIPAA compliance risk” to “cybersecurity risk” to a “patient safety risk” and now “medical professional liability risk”.

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Clearwater CyberIntelligence Institute™ IRM | Analysis™ Bulletin #1

Clearwater delivers cyber risk management solutions to hundreds of healthcare delivery organizations and their partners. The enormous data set of cyber risk information stored in our IRM|Analysis™ database enables us to capture deep insights surrounding current cyber threats and identify trends that will help inform and prepare organizations to Manage Cyber Risk Right. Clearwater’s IRM|Analysis™ […]

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Protecting Investments: Why Healthcare Private Equity Investors Must Increase Focus on Cybersecurity Risk

Private equity investments in the healthcare industry have been increasing dramatically. In the past three years alone, private equity deal values in the healthcare sector totaled $102B globally. Furthermore, the healthcare industry accounted for 18 percent of private equity deals in 2017, the highest percentage ever for the industry. There is strong private equity interest in the […]

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Key Takeaways From the Safeguarding HIPAA Summit – Part 2

The Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Hosted by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) took place late October in DC. This post will serve as Part two and will pick up from where I left off in my previous blog. Key takeaways: The […]

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Anthem Breach Learnings: HITRUST Certification Is Not A Replacement for An Enterprise Security Risk Analysis

The recent $16 million HIPAA settlement with Anthem, Inc. in the wake of the 2015 breach of nearly 79 million records, has been well publicized. In this case, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) found that Anthem failed to take several basic security steps, including conducting a sufficient enterprise wide security risk assessment. A recent […]

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Key Takeaways From the Safeguarding HIPAA Summit – Part 1

The Annual Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Hosted by the HHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR) and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) took place last week in DC. In this post I will discuss key takeaways: Risk analysis continues to be a main focus of OCR enforcement OCR expects larger covered entities […]

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Medical Device Security and CIO Insomnia

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 […]

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