Regulations can help direct our efforts to where work might need to be done, but risk assessments give us advance notice of exactly where those gaps might be. Using a variety of applicable regulatory frameworks, anyone can shore up their compliance through the use of questionnaire-based risk assessments.
For anyone in the medical field, HIPAA sets the standards for the use and protection of medical information and impacts every organization across the healthcare ecosystem, whether interacting with patients or not. As if the threat (and reality) of breaches wasn’t enough, the regulators behind HIPAA mean business when it comes to compliance.
As you start to focus on the issues discovered during a cybersecurity risk assessment, figuring out how to address them can prove difficult. However, there are a few strategies that can help
In-house and outsourced IT risk assessments both have their advantages and disadvantages. Depending on your institution’s needs, it is important to explore different arrangements
Justifying even a modest, incremental budget for a security program can be challenging. A few checklist key tactics can help you make a difference when convincing your key stakeholders