Cybersecurity

Jan 5, 2018
The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center’s Threat Intelligence Committee today alerted the field to two newly identified cybersecurity vulnerabilities, called Meltdown and Spectre. Meltdown affects all major operating systems running on machines with Intel chips made during the…
Feb 20, 2018
John Riggi, a nationally recognized expert in health care cybersecurity who spent nearly 30 years with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, has joined the AHA as senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk, the association announced today. After leaving the FBI, Riggi led BDO USA’s Cybersecurity and…
Feb 20, 2018
WASHINGTON, DC (February 20, 2018) – The American Hospital Association (AHA) today announced that John Riggi has joined the association as Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk. In this newly created role, Riggi, who spent nearly 30 years with the FBI in a variety of assignments, will share…
Feb 5, 2018
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Jan 25, 2018
This members-only webinar held on January 23, 2018 explored cyber threats related to medical devices and related security risk management approaches.
Medical devices are crucial to health care, and every hospital manages thousands of them. However, devices also carry potential security risks. This webinar explored cyber threats related to medical devices and related security risk management approaches. Presentation slides Video recording
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Cybersecurity

Jan 18, 2018
These resources provide an overview of ongoing work within the hospital and health system field to protect sensitive data and information, as well as what’s at stake in cybersecurity.
It also highlights the AHA’s cybersecurity efforts. This area is designed to provide AHA members and hospital leaders with easy-to-use presentations and corresponding talking points on top health care issues. They are meant to be à la carte so that you can customize by combining several of AHA’s…
Jan 17, 2018
This report is a technical update to the previously distributed HPH Cyber Notice covering chip vulnerabilities named Meltdown and Spectre. Both Meltdown and Spectre are vulnerabilities in how computer chips handle data that have the potential to expose sensitive information, such as protected…
Jan 16, 2018
Held January 9, 2018 This webinar explored the basic concepts of the cyber risk management process that every hospital leader should use to assess the effectiveness of their cyber security program, including cyber risk in payment models and business practices.
Jan 4, 2018
A course summary that provides key insights and practical guidance on leading a successful approach to managing cybersecurity risk. For more information and to view the replay, visit: Webinar Series: Leadership Matters: Managing Cybersecurity Risk in Health Care