Tag Archives: cyber

Recent cyber guidance from HHS ignores the mobile threat

Many phishing attacks now are facilitated by the widespread use of mobile devices, Bob Stevens says. Voluntary cybersecurity guidelines that the Department of Health and Human Services recently issued are a good start, but they neglect a major cybersecurity risk—the pervasive use of mobile devices. That’s a big worry to Bob Stevens, vice president of… Read More »

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 »