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

Podcast: Third Party Vendors Healthcare Security Concerns

The Collective Voice of Health IT; a WEDI podcast Third Party Vendors Security Concerns in Healthcare: A Chat with Phil Englert, Director of Medical Devices Security at Health-ISAC Link to the podcast:...

Health-ISAC Monthly Newsletter – February 2023

Newsletter Features: APAC Summit - Registration Open and Agenda available  1st Workshop for 2023 - Prague Recap Spring Americas Summit - CFP is still open don't miss out on the opportunity to share your knowledge Member Service Spotlight --  HITS European Workshop and...

FBI seizes website used by notorious ransomware gang

  Health-ISAC mention in CNN Politics: “Hive compromised the safety and health of patients in hospitals – who are among our most vulnerable population,” said Errol Weiss, chief security officer for the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, a cyber...

T-Mobile Breach Highlights Common Corporate Security Weakness

Many companies don’t properly secure APIs, the ubiquitous interface that lets technology programs communicate   Health-ISAC mention: “API security is an area that’s largely been overlooked,” said Errol Weiss, chief security officer of the Health Information...

Global Cyber Security Leaders convening in DAVOS at the CFF Cyber Future Dialogue 2023

Cybersecurity leaders stand side by side with international business and public sector leaders to lend hand to solve cybersecurity challenges. Health-ISAC Denise Anderson spoke on a panel in Davos, Switzerland at the Cyber Future Foundation on Securing Increasing...

Recent Blogs and White Papers

image of gavel in front of world map with text Medical Device Security: Landscape of Global Regulatory Guidance
White paper - CISO

Health-ISAC Hobby Exercise 2022

Hobby TTX Video:

Health-ISAC provides opportunities for member organizations to benefit by participating in emergency based incident simulations known as table top exercises. The Hobby Exercise is an annual Healthcare and Public Health (HPH) event 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.


Watch and listen as Health-ISAC members discuss the benefits of engaging in the HOBBY exercise held in Washington, DC, in July 2022, to test their abilities in times of unforeseen duress in both cyber and physical attacks or all hazard events.

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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