Cybersecurity: Embracing a Leadership Imperative
Malware and ransomware attacks as well as data breaches increasingly are putting care delivery, patients’ protected health information and safety at risk.
Today, it is critical to view cybersecurity as a patient-safety, enterprise-risk and strategic priority. Cybersecurity must be built into each hospital’s enterprise risk-management, governance and business-continuity framework. The leadership team’s ongoing commitment to this effort is imperative.
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Key Take Aways
Here is what our experts had to say:
Immediately identify and secure life- and mission-critical third parties.
Have an integrated, inclusive and comprehensive business continuity plan in place.
Constantly test your environment to spot and address vulnerabilities.
Chief Information Security Officer
Johns Hopkins University/Johns Hopkins Medicine
Global Managing Director
Healthcare Security, Accenture
National Advisor for Cybersecurity & Risk
American Hospital Association
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