MAY 16, 2017 On May 12, 2017 at 4:00am ET, multiple companies in Europe started reporting ransomware infections with the most damage impacting the National Health System (NHS) Trust in the UK and a large telecom company, Telefonica in Spain. 16 hospitals within the NHS have canceled surgeries, had their phone systems disabled or have had to turn away emergency patients. It is reported that many of … Continue reading "WannaCry Ransomware Update 5-16-17"
FBI WannaCry Flash Bulletin – Indicators Associated With WannaCry Ransomware Please see the attached TLP White report from the FBI concerning the WannaCry Ransomware incident.
On 4/4/17 NH-ISAC president Denise Anderson and board members Terry Rice and Michael McNeil gave testimony to the United States House of Representatives Committee on Energy & Commerce subcommittee on Oversight & Investigations regarding “Cybersecurity in the Health Care Sector: Strengthening Public-Private Partnerships.” They each gave their statement and then answered questions … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Testifies on Cybersecurity in the Health Care Sector"
Want to stop phishers? Use email authentication. By: Lisa Weintraub Schifferle | Mar 3, 2017 9:10AM TAGS: Bureau of Consumer Protection Consumer Protection Privacy and Security Data Security Phishing emails can harm businesses whose identities are spoofed. Don’t want that to happen to your business? Read the new Staff Perspective from our Office of Technology, … Continue reading "Federal Trade Commission recommends Email Authentication to prevent Phishing"
On January 31, 2017, NH-ISAC hosted a webinar describing the new Medical Device Vulnerability Intelligence Program for Evaluation and Response (MD-VIPER) Link to register for viewing of recorded webinar Slideshow Presentation from webinar: Slides 1-19: Slides 20-29: Slides 30-38:
NH-ISAC / MDISS (MD-VIPER) Webinar Medical Device Vulnerability Intelligence Program for Evaluation and Response Note: This webinar has been rescheduled for January 31, 2017. NH-ISAC & MDISS will host a webinar for industry to review, discuss and answer questions around MD-VIPER, the medical device ISAO, and how it supports the FDA “Postmarket Management of Cybersecurity … Continue reading "(MD-VIPER) Webinar: Medical Device Vulnerability Intelligence Program for Evaluation and Response, 1/31"
Medical device security is now recognized as a major public health problem. Examine the critical functions of the recently launched medical device Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO) initiative co-led by NH-ISAC and MDISS. Uncover the potential transformative impact of the open and collaborative ISAO on patient safety and privacy, health system and manufacturer cybersecurity … Continue reading "NH-ISAC at HIMSS17 Pre-conference Medical Device Security Symposium, 2/19"
Official Healthcare Information Sharing and Analysis Center to Leverage Prevalent Vendor Network Experience for Third-Party Risk Management WARREN, NJ (December 5, 2016) – Prevalent, Inc., the leader in Third-Party Risk Management and Vendor Threat Intelligence and Churchill & Harriman, the recognized leader in enterprise risk management and third-party risk assessments, today jointly announced that NH-ISAC … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Selects Prevalent Synapse as CYBERFIT™ Vendor Network Platform and Churchill & Harriman for Third-Party Risk Assessments"
A shared interest and collaboration in encouraging the identification, mitigation, and prevention of cybersecurity threats to medical devices fosters a MOU between NH-ISAC, MDISS and FDA Kennedy Space Center, FL, October 18, 2016 – The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, (NH-ISAC), the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium (MDISS), and the U.S. … Continue reading "NH-ISAC and MDISS Sign Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with FDA Around Collaboration of Medical Device Cybersecurity"
The Electricity Information Sharing and Analysis Center (E-ISAC) has released a white paper regarding a new type of DDoS attack.
New Board Will Provide Strategic and Governance Oversight To NH-ISAC On A Number of Important Health and Public Health (HPH) Sector Initiatives, Partnerships And Services. Kennedy Space Center, FL, October 19, 2016 – The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, (NH-ISAC), a member-owned non-profit that is the health and public health (HPH) sector’s trusted … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Announces Results of Board of Directors Elections"
The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center aims to better engage smaller healthcare organizations in cyberthreat information sharing, using funds from recent grants provided by the Department of Health and Human Services, says Denise Anderson, NH-ISAC president. “Our goal is to leverage what we’re already doing and make it more available to everyone in … Continue reading "PODCAST – Engaging Smaller Healthcare Entities in Threat Info Sharing"
Expands Cyber Resiliency to Public and Private Healthcare Community, By Leveraging NH-ISAC’s Existing Capabilities and Sharing Community. Kennedy Space Center, FL, October 4, 2016 – The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, (NH-ISAC), a member-owned non-profit that is the health and public health sector’s trusted community for sharing cyber and physical security information, has … Continue reading "HHS- ONC/ASPR* – Awards Cooperative Agreement to NH-ISAC"
EHNAC and NH-ISAC Align Cybersecurity Prevention Efforts for Healthcare The two organizations will collaborate to reduce growing threat of HIPAA breaches, incidents and cybersecurity attacks FARMINGTON, Conn. and CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – January 26, 2016 – The Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission (EHNAC), a non-profit, federally recognized standards development organization and accrediting body for organizations … Continue reading "EHNAC and NH-ISAC Align Cybersecurity Prevention Efforts for Healthcare"
Medical device researchers are encouraged to comply with the medical device vulnerability disclosure recommendations of the FDA and the ISO/IEC standard for vulnerability disclosure Kennedy Space Center, Fla., and New York, September 20, 2016 – NH-ISAC, National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, and MDISS, Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium, two leading organizations … Continue reading "NH-ISAC and MDISS Encourage Collaboration and Responsible Disclosure"
Initiative Will Provide Coordinated Efforts in Medical Device Risk Assessment, Vulnerability-Sharing and Threat Intelligence Kennedy Space Center, Fla., and New York, June 14, 2016 – NH-ISAC and MDISS, two leading organizations addressing the global public health challenge of medical device cybersecurity and cyber safety are launching an open collaboration, the Medical Device Information Sharing and … Continue reading "NH-ISAC and MDISS Partner to Form Medical Device Security Information Sharing Initiative"
As ransomware continues to increase in the Healthcare Sector, the NH-ISAC would like to post the below notices to help assist in combating these malicious tools. Our friends at McAfee, Intel, and the Information Assurance Directorate (IAD) have allowed us to post a few items that may be of assistance combatting Locky, CrytoLocker, and other … Continue reading "Ransomware Notice"
NJCCIC and NH-ISAC Partner to Enhance Cybersecurity Information Sharing at the State Level WEST TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) and the National Healthcare Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) announced today a partnership to enhance cybersecurity information sharing on behalf of New Jersey’s healthcare providers. Under the agreement, … Continue reading "NJCCIC and NH-ISAC Partner to Enhance Cybersecurity Information Sharing at the State Level"