Cybersecurity in the Healthcare Industry: Compliance Strategies to Address Emerging Cyber Threats

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
01:30 PM - 03:00 PM Eastern Standard Time
12:30 PM - 02:00 PM Central Standard Time
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM Pacific Standard Time

In the past year, it has become clear that the healthcare industry is now a target for the most sophisticated cyberattacks, requiring all sectors of the healthcare industry to reexamine and strengthen cybersecurity practices.

A rigorous, documented approach to cybersecurity is necessary in order to (i) be prepared for upcoming Office for Civil Rights HIPAA audits and investigations and (ii) avoid being the subject of the next headline-grabbing security breach.

This presentation will provide an overview of recent cybersecurity events involving the healthcare industry and review practical measures that all healthcare organizations can take to improve their security compliance posture.

Educational Objectives:
  • What are some of the top cyber threats facing the healthcare industry today?
  • Is a HIPAA Security Rule compliance program necessarily adequate to meet new cyber threats?
  • What measures can be implemented to improve an existing security compliance program to better address cyberliability risks?