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

By Clearwater October 3, 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, […]

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Strengthening Your Cybersecurity Ecosystem — One Step at a Time

By Clearwater September 27, 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 […]

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

By Clearwater September 24, 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 […]

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

By Clearwater September 17, 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 […]

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HIPAA Risk Analysis

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

By Clearwater June 5, 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 […]

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HIPAA Risk Analysis

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

By Clearwater May 29, 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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HIPAA Risk Analysis

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

By Clearwater May 21, 2017
This entry is part 57 of 13 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – Part 3 – 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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HIPAA Risk Analysis

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – #WannaStopCrying

By Clearwater May 17, 2017
This entry is part 59 of 13 in the series HIPAA Security Risk Analysis Tips

HIPAA Risk Analysis Tip – #WannaStopCrying Unless you’ve just returned from a 10-day interplanetary space mission, you’ve heard about the weaponization of ransomware into a Weapon of Mass Effect (WME) starting last Friday, May 12th. Organizations worldwide are in chaos trying to protect their systems while remaining operational. It seems that a group called the […]

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