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HHS Opens Rebranded Healthcare Cyber Center

The U.S. Department and Health and Human Services (HHS) this week officially opened the Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3), designed to strengthen coordination and cybersecurity information sharing within the healthcare sector and promote cybersecurity resilience. According to HHS officials, HC3 is an operational cybersecurity center designed to support and improve the cyber defense of… Read More »

HHS kills HCCIC cyber command center, aligns with Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services officially opened its Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3), putting an end to the much troubled Healthcare Cybersecurity Communications and Integration Center. Yes, they are different beyond just a new name. Whereas HCCIC was intended to be a standalone entity partnering with NH-ISAC, HC3 will work with… Read More »

How cyber insurance can better protect providers from hacking costs

Cybersecurity threats pose enormous risks for healthcare providers, including significant liability, operational disruptions, reputational damage, regulatory scrutiny, shareholder lawsuits, patient dissatisfaction and significant cleanup costs. However, many organizations are not fully prepared for current or future threats. A 2017 study by KLAS Research and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), found that only… Read More »