July’s Health-ISAC Member Newsletter features:

  • ~ European Summit Call For Papers Extended
  • ~ Fall Summit Call For Papers Opening Soon
  • ~ Board Nominations Coming Soon
  • ~ Release of New White Paper – Medical Device Security – Landscape of Global Regulatory Guidance
  • ~ Shared Services
  •  ~ Upcoming Virtual Events/Webinars


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July 2020


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H-ISAC 2020 European Summit

Call for papers extended to July 27

There’s never been a better time to share your expertise, case studies
and relevant topics to top healthcare stakeholders.

Prepare now for our 2nd Annual H-ISAC European Summit Power Your Network

20-22 October in the Netherlands.

Help establish a dynamic agenda….. learn more here:



H-ISAC Fall Summit

Call for Papers Scheduled to Open July 13

Mark your calendars for the H-ISAC Fall Summit, Sharing at the Oasis,
at the beautiful Arizona Grand Resort and Spa

November 29—December 3, 2020 in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Fall Summit page should be live on our website soon.




It is that time of year again to start thinking about nominations for the 2020 Board Elections!  Typically, Board Director terms are three years.  This year we will have 6 seats up for election, five for 3 years and one for 1 year.

Look for an announcement to come in August regarding the process for nominations, criteria and deadlines. 



Medical Device Security Part 1:

Landscape of Global Regulatory Guidance

This month, H-ISAC published a white paper: Medical Device Security – Landscape of Global Regulatory Guidance. This report, the first in a four-part series, provides a summary of guidance documents and directives from major global regulatory bodies including the United States, European Union, Canada, Australia, and Japan. It aims to help Medical Device Manufacturers and Healthcare Delivery Organizations navigate the complex landscape posed by myriad guidance.


Future papers in these series are planned to include a cross-comparison of convergences and trends and specific expectations on standards as well as include a series of interviews with global regulators to gain their perspective on market challenges and how regulations can help guide industry.


Download the whitepaper here: https://h-isac.org/category/white-papers/


SAFE Identity Webinar

Thursday, July 9, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT

Coming off the heels of an insightful two-part H-ISAC webinar series on digital identity geared toward healthcare CISOs, SAFE Identity offers some insight into the interoperability challenges of identities and some important points to consider when planning a federated strategy for the future.

Learn more here: https://h-isac.org/hisacevents/shared-solutions-  interoperable-identity/


Risk Management

H-ISAC Shared Service Partner, Prevalent, is pleased to announce two NEW options for you to accelerate risk identification and to prioritize risk management according to your needs and budget:

  1. Risk Preview: A new option that enables you to see the risk scores of all 2,700+ vendors in the Prevalent Healthcare Vendor Network (HVN) based on their responses to the H-ISAC Lite
    Watch a demo here.
  2. Risk Review: Building on the Risk Preview option, Risk Review enables you to get in-depth reports for 10 vendors of your choice, with the ability to purchase additional vendors as required.  Watch a demo here.





Join Errol Weiss, Chief Security Officer, Health-ISAC, as one of three guest speakers for

COVID-19 and Its Cybersecurity Challenges

Thursday, July 9th at 1:30 pm ET.

Learn more:


H-ISAC Security Virtual Workshop

Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 10:00 am NZST

(Note: 6:00 pm EDT Tuesday, July 28)


Join Health-ISAC and Advantage in the healthcare security virtual workshop with special focus on current events in New Zealand.

Learn more:


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