5 Strategies to Improve Healthcare Cyber Resiliency
By Jill McKeon
October 13, 2021 – Cyber resiliency is the armor that healthcare organizations need to defend against cybercriminals. Equipped with the tools to prevent, prepare, and respond, organizations can significantly reduce the risk of becoming a cyberattack victim.
Mac McMillan, CEO of CynergisTek, has over 40 years of experience in security in risk management. McMillan suggests that organizations change the way they approach cybersecurity and focus on strengthening enterprise-wide security through actionable strategies.
“We have to focus on being more resilient,” McMillan emphasized. “Focus on the ability to detect, to respond, and to react in a way that allows us to either avoid to some degree or mitigate what happens when we get hit with a cyberattack.”
McMillan shared five strategies organizations should consider in order to improve healthcare cyber resiliency to prevent future cyberattacks. It’s not if, but when
“We need to stop thinking that we are ever going to be completely successful at stopping all the attacks and all the threats,” McMillan asserted. READ MORE: With A New Leader, OCR to Focus on Risk Analysis, HIPAA Enforcement “You are always going to have weaknesses in systems, you are going to have people that make mistakes, and you are […]