Crowdsourced Cyber Security | Sector Threat Intelligence | Shared Best Practices

Health-ISAC Inc. (H-ISAC, Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center), is a global, non-profit, member-driven organization offering healthcare stakeholders a trusted community and forum for coordinating, collaborating, and sharing vital physical and cyber threat intelligence and best practices with each other.

Health-ISAC also fosters the building of relationships and networking through educational events. Member-led working groups focus on topics of importance to the sector. Community Services offer enhanced services to leverage Health-ISAC’s large community for the benefit of all. Become part of this trusted community of critical infrastructure owners and operators within the Health sector.

In The News

Cybersecurity Principles and Practices for Legacy Medical Devices blog – PT 2

Risk Assessment During the Product Life Cycle Stages Tech Nation blog written by Phil Englert, Health-ISAC VP Medical Device Security   March 1, 2024 Managing the Cyber Risk of Medical Technology Requires a Partnership Between the Manufacturer and the Healthcare...

What happens if medical records are stolen? As breaches become more common, be in the know

Health care data breaches soared to record-breaking levels in 2023, fueled by a surge in ransomware attacks and increased targeting of the third-party vendors hospitals and other health care providers use. Exposure of protected health information and personally...

The database you don’t want to need: Check to see if your health data was hacked

More than 144 million Americans' medical information was stolen or exposed last year in a record-breaking number of health care data breaches, a USA TODAY analysis of Health and Human Services data found. Cyberattacks on hospitals disrupt patient care and pose risks...

4 Things You Need to Know About Health Care Cyberattacks

Health-ISAC pulled quote from the New York Times Read the article in the New York Times here:   Despite the explosion in ransomware hacks like the one against Change...

Change Healthcare Attack: Recovery Woes; Lawsuits Pile Up

Company Makes Progress Restoring IT Services, But Disruption Lingers Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • April 5, 2024 While many systems are back online, the disruption is still being felt by many organizations that depend upon the company's services. "While IT...

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Hobby Table-Top Exercise

Health-ISAC provides opportunities for member organizations to benefit by participating in emergency-based incident simulations known as table-top exercises. The Hobby Exercises, currently executed in Europe and the Americas, are designed to engage the healthcare sector and strategic partners on significant security and resilience challenges. The objective is to inform stakeholders, identify gaps and provide opportunities for continuous improvement while increasing healthcare sector resiliency.

Why “Hobby”?:

Oveta Culp Hobby (1905-1995) was an American politician and businessperson who served as the first United States Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare from 1953-1955. She was only the second woman to ever serve in a presidential cabinet.


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