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SOC2 in Healthcare: Ensuring Data Security

In 2023 it is estimated than 50 Million patient records were compromised in more than 900 discrete cyber incidents. These breaches jeopardize patient data security and the reputation of the healthcare organizations involved. Adopting strong cybersecurity measures is the floor for business continuity in healthcare organizations. These steps are essential not only for safeguarding sensitive information but also for regulatory compliance. One of the key frameworks employed for this purpose is SOC2.

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Third-Party Risk Management Essentials Guide

In the modern interconnected world, almost every company works with third-party vendors. However, this collaboration introduces real-world risks, especially when it comes to digital security. It's startling that 30% of cybersecurity incidents can be traced back to a third-party breach. This fact highlights the urgent necessity of sound Third-Party Risk Management (TPRM).

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Increase visibility into your environment with SIEM to meet compliance and reduce cybersecurity risk

Increase Visibility to Reduce Risk with SIEM

A single view of security, application, and third-party service provider events is crucial for healthcare organizations to reduce overall business risk. It provides visibility into the environment and helps identify potential threats and attacks. Implementing technologies like Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) solutions can aid in achieving this objective. The SIEM's role expands further in the healthcare industry as it assists in meeting compliance requirements and streamlining security operations while providing a comprehensive view of security events. 

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Managing Risk using HITRUST CSF Framework to gain e1, i1, and r2 certification

Preparing for a HITRUST Assessment: A Comprehensive Roadmap to Success

Navigating the complex landscape of healthcare compliance can be daunting, even for seasoned IT professionals. The HITRUST certification, governed by the Health Information Trust Alliance, is a gold standard for ensuring compliance and the security of sensitive healthcare data. With cyber threats continually evolving, healthcare organizations face high scrutiny to safeguard patient information. 

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Five Best Practices for Risk Management: Enhancing Governance Compliance

As cybersecurity challenges evolve and compliance requirements change, organizations must proactively manage the risks of protecting their sensitive information and digital assets. Risk management is a complex process that helps organizations identify compliance gaps, vulnerabilities, assess potential threats, and implement effective risk mitigation measures. The following are five best practices for risk management, specifically focusing on how it relates to cybersecurity, governance, and IT compliance.

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Case Study: Leading Healthcare Plan Provider Outsourcing Cybersecurity

A leading healthcare plan provider faced a common challenge: managing technical debt while ensuring robust cybersecurity measures in the public cloud. With Protected Health Information's (PHI) sensitive nature, the company needed to ensure SOC2 compliance controls were uniquely applied and refine its aging internal IT processes. Enter Steel Patriot Partners proven process.

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Schellman Alliance Program Adds Steel Patriot Partners Unified Vendor

TAMPA, FLORIDA – Schellman, a leading provider of attestation and compliance services and a top 50 CPA firm, and Steel Patriot Partners, a governance, compliance, and cybersecurity service firm, proudly announce the inclusion of Steel Patriot Partners into the Schellman Alliance Program. This inclusion joins the expertise and capabilities of two industry leaders, with the aim of delivering confident risk management and compliance.

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Cybersecurity Risk Management and Compliance Strategies

Cybersecurity Compliance Strategies for Healthcare Executives

In the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape, compliance with cybersecurity regulations is a non-negotiable requirement. Ensuring the safety of patient data and the operational continuity of your healthcare business is paramount. However, these regulations can sometimes feel cryptic. Here are six practical strategies to address compliance knowledge, risk management, and vendor management in your Healthcare organization.

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