Medical Economics June 17, 2022
Richard Payerchin

Threat brief outlines steps to improve computer security in health care.

Health care systems must continue bolstering their cyber postures, the overall strength of organizational cybersecurity, according to the federal Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The cyber posture includes protocols for predicting and preventing cyber threats, and the ability to act and respond during and after attacks, said “Strengthening Cyber Posture in the Health Sector.” It is the latest threat brief published June 16 by HHS’ Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3), which works with HHS’ Office of Information Security and the federal Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA).

The health care sector remains a popular target for cyberattacks because of the amount of data and relatively vulnerable...

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