MeriTalk: HHS Set to Release Updated Data Strategy, Cyber Guidance

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS) plans to release updated cybersecurity guidance for the healthcare industry along with an agency-wide data strategy in the upcoming weeks, according to Karl Mathias, chief information officer (CIO) at HHS…

According to Mathias, in 2022 there were 618 reported data breaches in healthcare organizations that impacted more than 500 individuals each. That’s double the amount reported in 2021.

The HHS 405(d) Program and Task Group – a collaborative effort between industry and the Federal government to raise awareness and provide vetted cybersecurity practices towards mitigating pertinent cybersecurity threats to the sector – previously released cybersecurity best practices guidance to help the health sector… Read the full article here.



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