Thinking About Healthcare Cybersecurity – How to Get Organized and Better Manage Risk

    View Authors April 2015

    Another month, another round of data breaches – seem like a familiar refrain when healthcare providers, health plans and their counsel think about cybersecurity? But what if instead we could get organized and manage this growing business risk in a more proactive manner?

    It sounds like a good idea, but for many counsel, who view themselves as less than tech-savvy, it is hard to put together the pieces and formulate a strategy. And for highly regulated industries, holding highly sensitive personal information, like healthcare, making mistakes is costly. Here, we have laid out a simple set of key steps for thinking about cybersecurity at the organizational level. Keep an eye out for future alerts where we will explore cybersecurity in more detail – and we promise, no computer science degree or extensive IT experience required!