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HHS, health sector release cybersecurity 'best practices' based on national 'pre-testing'

January 03, 2019 |
Rick Weber
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The Department of Health and Human Services and the healthcare industry have issued cybersecurity “best practices” that focus on baseline measures such as protecting emails, limiting system access and developing incident response plans -- based on a “pre-testing” process intended to assess the effectiveness of the security guidelines.

“For the health sector, cyberattacks are especially concerning because these attacks can directly threaten not just the security of our systems and information but also the health and safety of American patients,”...

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