After an initial effort got off to a rocky start, the Department of Health and Human Services has started over, making a second attempt at launching a cyber coordination center that aims to help the healthcare sector improve its defenses and boost information sharing. But will the latest effort prove successful?
The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, or HC3, replaces HHS's Healthcare Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center, which was launched in 2017 but proved to be controversial. The creation of that previous HHS cyber center confused and surprised some members of Congress. And it was stained by management and staff turmoil.
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