A Different Perspective to Understanding Healthcare Risk Case Study

March 2, 2021 CynergisTek, Inc.

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, one of CynergisTek's three-year managed service clients; a not-for-profit health system with multiple hospitals, medical groups, and medical centers located in California, along with most of the country moved to a remote workforce, transitioned a fair amount of patient care to telehealth appointments, and had deployed new technology in their network, including a new primary data center.

These initiatives visibly increased the threat landscape, in addition to the number of ransomware attacks on healthcare providers, caused the organization to take a different perspective to understand risk in their environment.

Read our case study that breaks down a Security Control Validation Assessment (SCVA) which was performed to challenge the assumptions on our clients' security posture. 

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CynergisTek, Inc.

CynergisTek is a top-ranked cybersecurity consulting firm dedicated to serving the information assurance needs of healthcare. CynergisTek offers specialized services and solutions to help organizations achieve privacy, security, and compliance goals. The company has been recognized by KLAS in the 2016 and 2018 Cybersecurity reports as a top performing firm in healthcare cybersecurity, as well as the 2017 Best in KLAS winner for Cybersecurity Advisory Services.

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