‘Accountability framework’ proposed to promote secure health care practices

March 11, 2021

A nurse tends to a COVID-19 patient. (US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

A nurse tends to a COVID-19 patient. (US Navy Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sara Eshleman, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons)

In a newly published strategic analysis report, the CyberPeace Institute this week conveyed the exacting toll that cyberattacks are taking on the health care industry, especially the human impact on health care staffers, patients and society.

In response, the non-profit has offered a glimpse into its work-in-progress “Accountability Framework,” designed to help relevant health care stakeholders take responsibility for keeping cyberspace secure by enforcing behavioral norms and also by understanding and rooting out the underlying causes when attacks do happen.

David Finn, Executive Vice President at CynergisTek, offers commentary for this piece, which covers a new report from the CyberPeace Institute highlighting the toll that cyberattacks are taking on the health care industry, especially the human impact on health care staffers, patients and society.

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