Tag: National Cybersecurity Institute

In December 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Tasha Phelps. Tasha is nothing short of a seasoned professional in the IT industry. She has over 20 years of professional and academic experience writing, developing and implementing technical solutions for businesses, and governmental agencies.  In her 19-year old company, Phelco …

The FDA recently released new guidance for managing cybersecurity in medical devices. The guidance emphasizes the manufacturers need to monitor, identify, and address cybersecurity vulnerabilities and exploits. This document is guidance and does not establish legally enforceable responsibilities. Through this document as well as the premarket cybersecurity guidance, the FDA encourages the use of the …

Increasingly cybercriminals are targeting the health care industry to obtain Personal Identifiable Information (PII) that they can utilize for financial gain. To combat these clever and skilled criminals requires equally skilled cyber professionals who are well trained and educated for their jobs. One way to attain such skills is by becoming a certified professional in …

The security of the data that rests in the servers of the health care industry is of great concern to the general public and government agencies. Assuring that the data remains confidential, its integrity remains secure, yet accessible, are worthy objectives. The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is an independent standards development organization designed …

Late last year the US Senate voted overwhelmingly to pass CISA, the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act. That piece of legislation requires organizations to share cyber information between private entities and various government agencies in an effort reduce the impact of breaches to digital systems. Coming on the heels of CISA, members of the Senate introduced …

In November 2015 and as part of the NCI’s IWICS, Dr. Jane LeClair hosted Michelle McGhee. Currently the Senior Network Security Specialist at Sprint United Telecommunications, Michelle’s primary focus is assessing the data security of projects, applications, and vendor contracts. Concentrated focus areas include social media, privacy, and mobile security. Michelle started her IT career …

The security of the data that rests in the servers of the health care industry is of great concern to the general public and government agencies. Assuring that the data remains confidential, its integrity remains secure, yet accessible, are worthy objectives. The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC) is an independent standards development organization designed …