Critical Risk Research and Information for Healthcare IT

2023 Healthcare Cybersecurity Benchmarking Study Executive Insights

How Aligned Is the Industry to NIST and HICP Best Practices? The digitalization of healthcare has come with many benefits but also some challenges, cybersecurity being among the most significant. As healthcare organizations introduce new technology into their environments, questions often arise as to how and where to allocate resources in order to best reduce cyber risk. This report—a collaboration between Censinet, KLAS, and the American Hospital Association (AHA)—is intended to provide high-level insights into the current state of cybersecurity preparedness in healthcare and thus highlight potential areas of focus.
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Ponemon Research Report: The Impact of Ransomware on Patient Safety and the Value of Cybersecurity Benchmarking

Ponemon Institute, the preeminent research center dedicated to privacy, data protection, and information security policy, surveyed 579 IT and IT security professionals at healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) to understand how ransomware continues to impact patient care, and to determine the value of cybersecurity benchmarking to reduce cyber threats such as ransomware.
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Transform Healthcare Third-Party Risk Management with Censinet RiskOps™

Protect Patient Safety with the Industry’s Only Collaborative Risk Exchange. Purpose-built for healthcare, Censinet RiskOps™ is the first and only cloud-based risk exchange that enables seamless and secure sharing of cybersecurity and risk data across a collaborative network of healthcare delivery organizations (HDOs) and third-party vendors, products, and services. Automating risk management and operations across key clinical and business functions, Censinet delivers unmatched visibility, productivity, and automation to target the cyber risks that threaten patient safety and business operations.
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Whitepaper: 7 Steps to Help Prevent Ransomware Attacks against Healthcare Delivery Organizations

Nearly every healthcare provider has been hit by ransomware, and the onslaught continues unabated, now affecting patient care with once-unimaginable patient-care consequences. This whitepaper, crafted with healthcare CISOs, details seven critical areas to defend or recover from ransomware attacks. Its pragmatic approach helps ensure business operations and patient care while giving risk teams the tools to manage third parties and other systems involved in business and clinical value chains.
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Ponemon Research Report: The Impact of Ransomware on Healthcare During COVID-19 and Beyond

The Ponemon Institute surveyed 597 health delivery organizations (HDOs) for this report, including integrated delivery networks, regional health systems, community hospitals, and more. The Ponemon Institute conducted the research, analyzed the results, and produced the report. Ponemon is one of the top independent research firms for the healthcare industry. It was 100% independent.
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Ponemon Research Report: Are Risk Assessments Failing to Secure the Third-Party Healthcare Ecosystem?

More than half of all healthcare vendors have experienced a data breach that exposed protected health information (PHI), and it’s a costly problem that points to broken third-party risk assessment processes.
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Ponemon Research Report: The Economic Impact of Third-Party Risk Management in Healthcare

Healthcare organizations are struggling to prevent or mitigate the severity of a third-party or vendor-related data breach. However, as shown in this report, current approaches to assessing and managing vendor risks are failing. Problems with current approaches to third-party risk management are creating a real economic impact as these organizations are seeing an increase in HHS and OCR fines and investigations.
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