Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month, and security should be top of mind for your business. When healthcare organizations think about cybersecurity best practices, HIPAA security risk assessments and remediation plans come to mind.

In addition to improving your cybersecurity posture, both risk assessments and HIPAA remediation plans are essential parts of HIPAA compliance.

Healthcare Cybersecurity Best Practices

The HIPAA regulation is not particularly helpful regarding healthcare cybersecurity guidance. Part of the reason this is so is because HIPAA was enacted before the electronic age. At the time, healthcare data protection was pretty straightforward. However, with the significant adoption of technology in healthcare, cybersecurity has become a vital part of a business’s success. 

In response to the IoT, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released guidance several years ago to help healthcare organizations improve cybersecurity.

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HIPAA compliance improves your overall cybersecurity posture. Protect your business!