How Can Organizations Employ Healthy Cybersecurity Posture?
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How Can Organizations Employ Healthy Cybersecurity Posture?

By Healthcare Tech Outlook | Wednesday, January 29, 2020

One of the most efficient and quickest ways to advance organizational security posture is to turn to specialists in the field. Several service providers specialize in healthcare security; their insights and wisdom can help bring an organization’s cybersecurity into the present-day setting.

FREMONT, CA: Recognizing the types of attacks healthcare Chief information security officers (CISOs) are witnessing, along with the motivations behind them, the path ahead can seem daunting for industry leaders looking to protect their networks. By following a set of critical practices, the healthcare sector can considerably up-level its security posture and make things difficult for cybercriminals.

• Amplify Endpoint Visibility

As hackers become more adept and sophisticated in their methods, CISOs should start viewing the attack surface along with everything else that is connected within their organization. Medical-record systems, payment processing systems, networked medical devices, and more are all paramount diversions, so firms need to ensure that if something is online, it is on the radar as a security risk.

• Establish Protection from Upcoming Attacks

When it comes to the increased attack surface, firms ought to make use of every tool at their disposal to identify and shut down attacks once they occur inevitably. From security tools to training to streaming analytics, no stone should be left unturned.

• Run Vulnerability Assessments and Automated Compliance

With island hopping attacks as a continuous risk, firms should frequently audit their network security and set up robust, quick-response procedures for remediation when gaps in the security infrastructure are recognized.

• Work with Healthcare-Centered Managed Detection & Response Providers (MDRs)

One of the most efficient and quickest ways to advance organizational security posture is to turn to specialists in the field. Several service providers specialize in healthcare security; their insights and wisdom can help bring an organization’s cybersecurity into the present-day setting.

• Backup the Data

With cybercriminals infiltrating systems for the definite purpose of annihilating data, one of the powerful ways an organization can protect itself is to ensure that the data is stored off the network for quick recovery on the occurrence of a successful attack.

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