Cybersecurity Suite Tailored for the Healthcare Industry
Healthcare institutions store and manage highly sensitive data, encompassing patient records, medical history, personal health information (PHI), treatment protocols, research findings, and more. In an industry where trust is paramount, safeguarding patient confidentiality and the integrity of critical information is non-negotiable. Regulatory compliance sets a baseline, but true cybersecurity necessitates a multi-layered approach led by experts who meticulously analyze events and alerts.
“The average cost for healthcare data breaches soared to $10.93 million…”*
– Security Intelligence
Among the various types of data breaches, healthcare data breaches are among the most expensive. While the average data breach cost across industries was $4.45 million, the average cost for healthcare data breaches soared to $10.93 million, according to Security Intelligence.
To address these unique challenges faced by the healthcare sector, we have introduced CloudJacketXi, an innovative platform delivering enterprise-grade cybersecurity at a cost accessible to SMBs and Mid-Market Enterprises. CloudJacketXi unifies XDR, EDR, SIEM, MDR, and NDR functionalities together with an innovative threat intelligence platform for a comprehensive solution to information security threats.
Common Cyber Threats Impacting Healthcare:
- Data Breaches
- Advanced Persistent Threats
- Distributed Denial of Service
- Phishing or Impersonation of Personnel
Why Do Cyber Criminals Target Healthcare Institutions?
- High success rate of ransom collection
- Lucrative value of breached medical data on the dark web
- Access to personally identifiable information (PII) and PHI
- Potential exploitation of financial resources
U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services Best Cybersecurity Practices to Implement:
- Maintaining offline, encrypted backups of data and regularly test backups
- Conducting regular scans to identify and address vulnerabilities
- Regular patches and updates of software and Operating Systems
- Training employees regarding phishing and other common IT attacks
Navigating Compliance in the Healthcare Sector:
The ramifications of a breach are twofold – not only can it disrupt your organization, but regulatory fines can also deliver a significant blow. This is precisely why many institutions invest in cybersecurity insurance. However, these policies often carry loopholes, and a breach can leave lasting scars on your operations. Ensuring compliance with healthcare-specific regulations is paramount, and among the pivotal requirements are:
- Patient Privacy (HIPPA)
- The Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health Act (HITECH Act)
At SECNAP, we have created a full suite of cybersecurity solutions that effectively detect and respond to data theft as well as other cybercriminal activity in information systems. With us, you gain advanced security tools and a team of highly experienced cybersecurity experts 24/7/365 at a fraction of the cost. We are here to protect the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of your data. We welcome the opportunity to demonstrate how we can help you achieve and maintain a resilient information security posture. Click the link below to contact SECNAP and learn more about CloudJacketXi today.
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