April 18, 2023
Health IT | Tea Leaves
  • The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) has released free online cybersecurity training resources and best practice reports for cybersecurity in health care. Announced Monday, the new resources comprise an online education and training platform called Knowledge on Demand and a pair of reports that outline sector-wide best practices and characterize hospitals’ current level of cybersecurity preparedness. Knowledge on Demand’s free virtual trainings are a first for the department. The platform includes videos, job aids, and PowerPoint presentations that are all accessible through HHS’ 405(d) Program website and are broken down into five focus areas: social engineering, ransomware, loss or theft of equipment or data, accidental or malicious data loss, and attacks against network-connected medical devices. (Article here)