Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices: Managing Threats and Protecting Patients

December 2018
Author: 
Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Councils

View practical cybersecurity guidelines for small, medium and large health care organizations to cost-effectively reduce cybersecurity risks. The publication marks the culmination of a two-year effort that brought together cybersecurity and health care experts from industry and government under the DHHS -convened Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Councils. The publication consists of four volumes:

  • Technical Volume 1 discusses the 10 cybersecurity practices for small health care organizations and is intended for information technology (IT) and IT security professionals
  • Technical Volume 2 discusses the 10 cybersecurity practices for medium and large health care organizations. It is intended for IT and IT security professionals.
  • Resources and Templates provides additional resources and materials that organizations can leverage to develop policies and procedures as well as assess their own cybersecurity posture, through the Cybersecurity Practices Assessment Toolkit.