Securing The Internet of Medical Things, Updated Guidance for Healthcare Cybersecurity and More

July 26, 2022

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Securing the Internet of Medical Things via HealthTech Magazine

The “black box” nature of most connected gear in a healthcare setting has made securing IoMT devices against threats increasingly difficult. The basic requirement is isolation: separating each device as much as possible from others, which can become operationally impossible for larger hospitals or smaller IT teams. How can we address the issue? Check it out here.

CSA Issues Guidance on Third-Party Risk Management in Healthcare via HealthITSecurity

Proper third-party risk management strategies are crucial to maintaining healthcare cybersecurity as cyber threats continue to grow. Threat actors are increasingly using third-party business associates as easier entry points into customer networks. Once inside the network, the malicious hackers may be able to access sensitive health data, encrypt files, and deploy ransomware on organizations that the associate does business with. Talk to Idenhaus today if you're in need of help mitigating those cyber risks.

NIST Updates Guidance for Health Care Cybersecurity via Homeland Security Today

NIST has developed the revision to integrate it with other NIST cybersecurity guidance that did not exist when Revision 1 was published in 2008. What are the revisions, and how long are they accepting comments before the revisions become codified? Let's check it out here.

Experts See Cyber Threats Intensifying—and a Need to Reduce Friction for Staff  via Healthcare Innovation

At Healthcare Innovation’s Texas Summit, held last week in Houston, cybersecurity experts emphasized the need to try to reduce friction for health system staff members, even while moving forward. The experts agreed: there’s no question whatsoever that threats to the data contained in patient care organizations’ information systems are intensifying now. How does that affect your healthcare operations?

Attack Surface Management via Idenhaus

Do you have 100% of your organization’s attack surface inventoried? While it may seem like a Sisyphus-level task to keep up with attack vectors today, the reality of the matter is that you have to keep up with them, or the threat actors will find a way into your best laid cybersecurity plans. Don't let it happen to you! Talk to Idenhaus’ experts today!

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