HHS Just Released New Cybersecurity Practices for the Entire Health Care Industry, Including Medical Practices Large and Small. Take a Look

January 22, 2019

A two-year project to create a set of voluntary cybersecurity practices for health care organizations of all sizes has been released by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

Titled Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients (HICP), the document is in response to requirements set forth in the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.

The extended publication explores five leading cybersecurity threats to the field, including phishing and ransomware attacks, and 10 ways to mitigate those risks. It also includes tailored advice for small and large practices.

Access all parts of the report.

Keep in mind that ISMIE’s risk management team provides a range of medical record security resources to review. Start here.

And remember that your ISMIE coverage provides cyber liability protection at no extra cost with the option of higher limits protection to fit any practice.
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