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

Cybersecurity experts explore ways to strengthen cybersecurity in healthcare

Cybersecurity experts testified at a May 18 senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee hearing that cybersecurity training and advocacy was needed to strengthen cybersecurity in healthcare. Denise Anderson, PhD, president and CEO of the Health Information...

Senate considers how to better protect health care from cyber threats

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee last week held a hearing on how to strengthen cybersecurity in the health care and education sectors, from training and recruiting more cyber security experts to helping organizations share information. In...

Experts Testify on Healthcare Cybersecurity Issues at Senate Hearing

At the Senate HELP hearing, industry leaders testified on the current state of healthcare cybersecurity, advocating for immediate improvements to federal cybersecurity protocols. By Jill McKeon May 23, 2022 - The US Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and...

“Voluntary practices” in healthcare insufficient for its dependence on legacy tech

Although Congress, regulators and healthcare leaders are doing “many correct things," the current state of “voluntary practices, where we take our time, have not proven sufficient to transcend the market failures,” Josh Corman, founder of the voluntary organization of...

Feds Warn Health Sector of Top Russia-Backed APT Groups

Alert Comes as Other Ransomware Assaults, Data Leaks Plague Medical Providers Federal authorities are alerting healthcare sector entities of advanced persistent threats posed by Russian state-sponsored cyber and espionage groups, including some linked to attacks on...

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