Cyber Security

COVID-19 and Cybersecurity – Part 2: Backup and Recovery and Cyber Insurance

by Richard Mackey, Senior Vice President, Information Technology, and Joe Messina, Senior Director, Infrastructure, Intalere In healthcare, cybersecurity is a key component of a provider’s operational infrastructure. Hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, long-term living centers and many others in the healthcare industry have fallen victim in the past to ransomware attacks or data breaches. In our previous post, […]

COVID-19 and Cybersecurity – Part One – Training and Technology

by Richard Mackey, Senior Vice President, Information Technology and Joe Messina, Senior Director, Infrastructure, Intalere In healthcare, cybersecurity is a key component of a provider’s operational infrastructure.  Hospitals, clinics, surgery centers, long-term living centers and many others in the healthcare industry have fallen victim in the past to ransomware attacks or data breaches.  Unfortunately, as […]

Too Good To Be True? How To Spot a Possible Supplier Scam During The COVID-19 Crisis

By Tim Franke, VP, Category Management and Sourcing, Intalere You may have already seen it – a new supplier reaching out with great urgency to offer a limited supply of product. Is this new company legitimate? Is the product good? How can you know if they are a trustworthy source? As Coronavirus continues to spread, […]

Intalere Member Best Practice Spotlight – The University of Vermont Medical Center – Cybersecurity, Who’s Protecting Your Patients’ Digital Information? Technical Standards Review and the Role Supply Chain Can Play in Enforcement and Compliance

Issue Many hospitals rely on their suppliers to protect their patients’ Protected Health Information (PHI), leaving both the hospital and their patients vulnerable to hackers, HIPAA violations and unplanned outages due to incompatible and outdated technologies. Solution To take the responsibility for protecting patient data out of the hands of their suppliers, The University of […]

12 Things Healthcare Must Achieve Flash Video Series – Protect Yourself

by Julius Heil, President and CEO, Intalere More than 40 percent of data breaches occur in healthcare, so like it or not, cybersecurity is a boardroom issue for healthcare entities. Today’s hacker is not necessarily a brute force person that goes in and actually attacks your system and figures out where it is most vulnerable. […]

Are You Compliant? The Seven Steps to HIPAA Compliance

by Ali Pabrai, CEO, ecfirst and Marshall Busko, Senior Director, Information Technology Solutions, Intalere It is not a matter of if a healthcare organization, be it a covered entity or a business associate, will experience a cyber breach, it is a matter of when. The FBI warns that the healthcare sector especially is vulnerable to […]