Lesson 2 – Topic 1: Healthcare cybersecurity regulations and compliance

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The best-known standard for cybersecurity compliance Healthcare is HIPAA. HIPAA establishes cyber security standards for healthcare organizations insurers and third-party service providers medical organizations do business with.

Defense cyber security regulations and compliance as a condition of providing a service to EU Department of Defense businesses must meet cyber requirements set up in the defense federal acquisition regulation supplement and procedures guidance and information, they must meet cyber standards for a third-party doing business with the DOD to protect sensitive defense information.

“Hospitals’ systems were already fragile before the pandemic. Then the ransomware attacks became more varied, more aggressive, and with higher payment demands.”

-Josh Corman Head of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) COVID-19 task force

Website Resource: The growing threat of ransomware attacks on hospitals