Health-ISAC 2021 Annual Report


Health-ISAC is proud to publish its first Annual report, which highlights a highly successful 2021 for Health-ISAC and its sharing Community.

Health-ISAC Supports the Global Health Sector

Join Health-ISAC, the only community committed to ensuring secure healthcare services around the world enabling an All Hazards approach. Arming each other in these unprecedented times of cyber warfare and blended threats. Cyber and Physical Incidents degrade the availability of clinical access impacting the standards of care critical to patient safety. Sharing threat intelligence and best practices with health sector peers creates a more resilient health sector.

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 is a trusted community of critical infrastructure owners and operators within the Healthcare and Public Health sector (HPH). The community is primarily focused on sharing timely, actionable and relevant information with each other including intelligence on threats, incidents and vulnerabilities that can include data such as indicators of compromise, tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) of threat actors, advice and best practices, mitigation strategies and other valuable material. Sharing can occur via machine to machine or human to human. Health-ISAC also fosters the building of relationships and networking through a number of educational events in order to facilitate trust. Working groups and committees focus on topics and activities of importance to the sector. Shared Services offer enhanced services to leverage the Health-ISAC community for the benefit of all.

In The News

Lawmakers push for improved cybersecurity in health sector amid growing cyber threats

Excerpt from the article: Denise Anderson, president and CEO of the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, said that patient data is very valuable to criminals and can be used to steal identities. She added that cyber criminals targeting the health care...

Lawmakers Request ‘Urgent’ Cyber Briefing With HHS Leaders

Cyberspace Solarium Commission Co-Chairs Send Letter to HHS Calling for More Action   Link to interview:   Marianne Kolbasuk...

Medical Device SBOMs: Attention to Details Matter

Ken Hoyme, Longtime Device Security Leader, on Critical Considerations Marianne Kolbasuk McGee (HealthInfoSec) • August 9, 2022      12 Minutes Link to interview:...

Code Dark: Children’s Hospital Strives to Minimize Impact of Hacks

At Children’s National Hospital, code dark means a scramble to unplug or turn off internet-connected devices as soon as possible   Link to article in the Wall Street Journal with a quote from Health-ISAC's Director of Medical Device Security, Phil Englert here:...

Health-ISAC Newsletter – August 2022

August's Newsletter features: - Health-ISAC's 2022 EU Summit -- Registration opens August 15th; - Health-ISAC's 2022 Fall Americas Summit -- Registration opens August 29th.  Don't miss out on the 1 day ONLY Summitpalooza;  - Podcast -- Listen to Eric Greenwald's...

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