Cybersecurity AHA Cyber Intel

Cyberattacks represent a real enterprise risk to hospitals and health systems that not only has operational ramifications but also poses a major risk to patient care.

Organizations can prepare for and manage such risks by viewing cybersecurity not as a novel or IT issue but elevating it to an enterprise-wide initiative by incorporating it in existing governance, risk management and business continuity frameworks and strategies.

Read the latest AHA Cyber Intel blog for cybersecurity insights and guidance from John Riggi, National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk for hospitals and health systems looking to incorporate cybersecurity strategies into all functions of their organizations.

For help with Cybersecurity and Risk Advisory Services exclusively for AHA members, contact:

John Riggi

National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk, AHA

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Hospitals can only do so much on defense when foreign-based adversaries sheltered by hostile nation-states attack them. They also need a robust offense by the U.S. government to go after bad actors. Read this AHA Cyber Intel blog from John Riggi to learn how AHA will continue to work with the hospital field, Congress and the Administration, and other stakeholders to advance and adopt cyber policies that are streamlined, effective and feasible to implement.
What can your hospital or health system do to proactively prepare for a cyberattack with plans to maintain both business and clinical continuity? Gain insights gleaned from a recent AHA webinar with four health care leader panelists and John Riggi, national advisor for cybersecurity and risk for the AHA. Read Riggi’s new AHA Cyber Intel blog article to learn four strategies to effectively prepare for a cyberattack.