September’s Newsletter features:

  • TOC Highlight — Targeted Alerts
  • H-ISAC’s Fall Summit — Registrations is now open and Agenda is available
  • H-ISAC’s 2021 Summit in Europe — Call for papers and registration open
  • TOC Highlight — Threat Intelligence Portal upgrade
  • HSCC Spotlight — Call for peer review 
  • Working Group — New Cyber Threat Intelligence Program Development
  • Upcoming Virtual Events/Webinars

Pdf version:

2021 September Final


Text version:

Now Hear This: Targeted Alerts Right to Your Desktop!

The TOC now has the ability to pass compromised credentials, exposed Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP) and Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVEs) linked to an IP address right to your door. In the case of exposed RDP, the TOC also passes along a screenshot and timestamp of the instance so that members can determine when the exposure occurred.

To make these targeted alerts as timely as possible, and allow you to act quickly to remediate, please ensure H-ISAC has an Intelligence POC and an up-to-date internal security distribution list for your organization. You can send the applicable information along with any questions to


Intelligence Island Summit in San Diego, California.

Nov 30—Dec 2, 2021

Agenda is now available!

View the agenda here or go to our website:

Also, Registration is Now Open!

Be on the lookout for Intelligence Island Specials!

This month the first 50 registrants will be entered in a raffle and three lucky winners will receive either a spa treatment or a room upgrade. Also, we are having “SS Minnow Uncharted” deals that will kick off on September 26th in honor of the day Gilligan’s Island first aired. Register here:


Power Your Network Summit in Santpoort-Noord, Netherlands.

19-21October, 2021

Call for Papers closes September 14
Submit content here:
Registration is open!
Register here:

Just minutes from the beach and dunes of the North Sea, close to major cities like Amsterdam and Haarlem and located in gorgeous Zuid Kennermerland National Park, with its hundreds of kilometres of trails, the stately and historic Duin & Kruidberg Country Estate will provide the perfect environment to learn from and network with your peers. And you won’t want to miss the Summit keynote speaker, Mikko Hypponen. He led his team through some of the largest computer virus outbreaks in history. Be sure to register today!


The Health-ISAC Threat Intelligence Portal will be Upgraded on September 7. The 3.0 version boasts a new look and builds in several userrequested features. Members will have new messaging abilities, multi-question polling capabilities, more complex search filters, guided walkthrough and tutorial videos, and improvements to the Doc Library that include sharing documents with other member analysts, marking favorite documents for later use, and also storage of personal threat intelligence documents prior to analyst distribution. Look for more information coming soon. Get your questions answered on the HTIP upgrade—or any Health-ISAC product— by dropping by the “office” during a TOC Office Hour session on Thursdays 10-12pm EST.



Health-ISAC members are asked to review the version 2.0 update to the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) publication. HHS is looking to form several ‘virtual focus groups’ to review the latest HICP draft and provide critical feedback. They are looking to break these focus groups into two sections: clinical and administrative staff, and IT and cyber staff. Learn more here:


New working group!

Cyber Threat Intelligence Program Development

Looking to initiate or increase the maturity of your organization’s Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) program? Join the CTIPD, to discuss the development of these programs within member organizations of all sizes and develop best practices and guidance to provide the tools necessary to build a CTI program tailored to your organizational needs. The CTIPD will meet biweekly starting on Wednesday the 8th of September from 12-1PM EDT. To join, reach out to





Building The Ransomware Security Stack in Your Organization by FireCompass

September 14 at 1pm EDT


Top 5 Active Directory Configurations Every Healthcare Organization Should Secure by Tenable

September 15 at 1pm EDT



Health-ISAC Healthcare Cybersecurity Workshop

Hosted at Emory University Atlanta, Georgia
Monday, September 20 1-4:30pm EDT


Rethinking Resiliency: Virtual Exercise Series #4 Thursday,
Exercise sponsored by Ordr

September 23 12pm EDT


Health-ISAC Monthly Member Threat Briefing TLP AMBER

Tuesday, September 28 12pm EDT


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