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

Senators Introduce Rural Hospital Cybersecurity Enhancement Act

The Rural Hospital Cybersecurity Enhancement Act aims to address cybersecurity workforce gaps and improve cybersecurity training at rural healthcare facilities.   Health-ISAC mention in HealthcareIT Security: As rural hospitals continue to face challenges with...

Podcast: Takeaways from the APAC Summit 2023

Interview with Errol Weiss, Chief Security Officer, Health Information Sharing & Analysis Center (Health-ISAC). "Cybercriminals continue to evolve and are very sophisticated and determined to monetize vulnerabilities. Now we're hearing about double and triple...

Monthly Member Newsletter – May 2023

May newsletter features: - Member Satisfaction Survey May 1-19 (In today's Member email) - Remote Identity Proofing white paper - A Health-ISAC Guide for CISOs - Preparedness & Resiliency Exercise Series After-Action Report - Photos and Highlights from Dublin...

3 Best Practices For Maturing Healthcare Third-Party Risk Management

Panelists discussed top third-party risk management challenges and best practices at the HealthITSecurity Virtual Summit. Health-ISAC quote: “Vendor partners often operate in multiple sectors, so they don’t always have an appreciation for HIPAA, and HIPAA is complex,”...

‘We’re here to help,’ says CISA chief as ransomware risks proliferate

At the HIMSS23 Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum, Nitin Natarajan, deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, said protecting against escalating cyberattacks is a "joint effort" between government and the private sector.   Health-ISAC...

Recent Blogs and White Papers

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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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