NH-ISAC Actively Engaged in Cyberstorm VI

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: April 10, 2018
Cyber Storm is a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) national-level cyber exercise that simulates a cyber crisis of national and international consequence. It remains the Nation’s most extensive cybersecurity exercise, with over a thousand players nationwide. While no actual systems are attacked during the exercise, Cyber Storm provides a venue to simulate discovery of and … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Actively Engaged in Cyberstorm VI"

CYBERFIT® 2018 Q1 Quarterly Newsletter

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: March 23, 2018
SAFE-BIOPHARMA® ASSOCIATION MERGES WITH NH-ISAC   ADDRESSING THE PROBLEM OF WEAK IDENTITY TRUST The pharmaceutical industry developed the SAFE-BioPharma® digital signature and identity standards to address important challenges faced by healthcare companies every day:  privacy, security, efficiency, and regulatory compliance. The merger  between NH-ISAC and SAFE-BioPharma Association will help NH-ISAC members address important challenges around … Continue reading "CYBERFIT® 2018 Q1 Quarterly Newsletter"

National Council of ISACs Celebrates its 15th Anniversary

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: March 14, 2018
National Council of ISACs Celebrates its 15th Anniversary March 14, 2018 WASHINGTON, DC – The National Council of Information Sharing and Analysis Centers (NCI) a cross-sector partnership providing a forum for sharing cyber and physical threats and mitigation strategies for the critical infrastructure sectors, is celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2018. The council membership consists of critical infrastructure sector-based information sharing and analysis centers … Continue reading "National Council of ISACs Celebrates its 15th Anniversary"

Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Cybersecurity Working Group Moves to Boost Membership

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: February 09, 2018
  50 executives from 34 national-level industry associations across 5 healthcare subsectors met on February 6 in Washington DC to discuss strengthening the membership of the Cyber Working Group as the official critical infrastructure protection partner to the Department of Health and Human Services.  The HSCC’s mission is to develop strategic and policy solutions in … Continue reading "Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council’s Cybersecurity Working Group Moves to Boost Membership"

Two NH-ISAC Board Seats Filled in Special Election

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: February 09, 2018
  Kennedy Space Center, FL, February 7, 2018 – The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC), a member-driven non-profit that is the health and public health (HPH) sector’s trusted community and forum for sharing cyber and physical security information, is pleased to announce the results of its Board of Directors special election. Brian … Continue reading "Two NH-ISAC Board Seats Filled in Special Election"

NH-ISAC Merges with SAFE-BioPharma Association

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: February 01, 2018
NH-ISAC Merges with SAFE-BioPharma Association Kennedy Space Center, FL, February 1, 2018 – 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 community for sharing cyber and physical security information, is pleased to announce it has merged with SAFE-BioPharma Association as of … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Merges with SAFE-BioPharma Association"

NH-ISAC Alert: Chip Vulnerability Update

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: January 04, 2018
NH-ISAC Alert Updated 01/05/2018 10:00 AM EST TLP WHITE Facts: Overview NH-ISAC was alerted to vulnerabilities in most processor chips that have been produced since 1995. The vulnerabilities were discovered by several security research teams and publicly announced Monday evening. Meltdown and Spectre are two techniques researchers have discovered that have the potential to exploit … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Alert: Chip Vulnerability Update"

InfoSec World Conference & Expo

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: January 04, 2018
For more than 20 years InfoSec World has been the “business of security” conference. To manage today’s threats, security practitioners must have the skills to be both a business partner and enabler, and have the technical expertise to prevent, detect and respond to security challenges. InfoSec World welcomes a community of information security professionals from … Continue reading "InfoSec World Conference & Expo"

Fifty-Seven Percent of Email “From” Healthcare Industry is Fraudulent

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: November 28, 2017
NH-ISAC Members Pledge Improved Security in Healthcare Industry; GCA Challenges All Organizations to Implement DMARC SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – NH-ISAC FALL SUMMIT – November 27, 2017 – The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC), the Global Cybersecurity Alliance (GCA), and Agari, a leading cybersecurity company, today announced the publication of a security research report … Continue reading "Fifty-Seven Percent of Email “From” Healthcare Industry is Fraudulent"

Sara Hall Joins NH-ISAC as COO to Scale for Continued Growth and Increased Impact for Health and Public Health (HPH) Sector

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: November 01, 2017
  News Release Kennedy Space Center, FL, November 1, 2017 – The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center, (NH-ISAC), a member-governed non-profit that is the health and public health (HPH) sector’s trusted community for sharing cyber and physical security information, announced Sara Hall has joined the ISAC as Chief Operating Officer, effective today. In … Continue reading "Sara Hall Joins NH-ISAC as COO to Scale for Continued Growth and Increased Impact for Health and Public Health (HPH) Sector"

CYBERFIT® Q4 2107 Newsletter

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: October 23, 2017
SERVICE UPDATE: Shared Risk Assessment Platform An Interview with Brenda Ferraro, newly appointed Senior Director of Networks and Third Party Risk Assessment services at Prevalent. “How does your relationship with NH-ISAC benefit your approach to motivating the health sector in the area of Third Party Risk?”

NH-ISAC 2017-2018 Board Will Provide Strategic and Governance Oversight

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: October 17, 2017
NH-ISAC 2017-2018 Board Will Provide Strategic and Governance Oversight on Important Health and Public Health (HPH) Sector Initiatives, Partnerships and Services. Kennedy Space Center, FL, October 17, 2017 – 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 community for sharing cyber … Continue reading "NH-ISAC 2017-2018 Board Will Provide Strategic and Governance Oversight"

National ISACs, FBI, USSS and Symantec Collaborate to Fight BEC

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: October 12, 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: contact@nhisac.org October 12, 2017 Washington, DC – A group of national ISACs, The U.S. Secret Service (USSS), The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Symantec announced today the organizations are joining forces to offer free workshops around the country on Business Email Compromise (BEC), a significant and growing threat for businesses and … Continue reading "National ISACs, FBI, USSS and Symantec Collaborate to Fight BEC"

Social Security Personal Identification System Due for Change

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: October 04, 2017
It may be time to change the Social Security Personal Identification system we currently use. Both the White House administration and former Equifax CEO agree it’s time to look at a better way. The Trump administration is exploring ways to replace the use of Social Security numbers as the main method of assuring people’s identities … Continue reading "Social Security Personal Identification System Due for Change"

Greg Garcia appointed first Executive Director HPH SCC

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: October 02, 2017
  NH-ISAC would like to welcome Greg Garcia to his new appointment as the first Executive Director for Cybersecurity of the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HPH SCC). Read press release https://nhisac.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/HPH-SCC-Garcia-Release-FINAL.pdf

CYBERFIT® Third Party Risk Assessment Services will Benefit from New Appointment

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: September 13, 2017
September 13, 2017 05:15 ET Prevalent Appoints Healthcare Risk Management Expert to Senior Leadership Team Former Aetna Security Executive Brenda Ferraro Joins Prevalent WARREN, NJ–(Marketwired – Sep 13, 2017) – Prevalent, Inc., the leader in Third-Party Risk Management and Vendor Threat Intelligence, today announced the appointment of Brenda Ferraro as Senior Director, Networks and CYBERFIT®. In this … Continue reading "CYBERFIT® Third Party Risk Assessment Services will Benefit from New Appointment"

MDISS Launches ‘WHISTL’

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: July 27, 2017
‘WHISTL’, an independent, non-profit network of security testing labs for medical devices.   MDISS WHISTL will focus on vetting complex multi-vendor, multi-device critical care environments like Hospital Intensive Care Units, Operating Theatres and Emergency Rooms   SAN FRANCISCO, CA – July 27, 2017 – MDISS, the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium today launched … Continue reading "MDISS Launches ‘WHISTL’"

CYBERFIT® Q3 2017 Quarterly Newsletter

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: July 15, 2017
CYBERFIT ® 2017 Q3 Quarterly Newsletter

NH-ISAC White Paper – “It’s not who’s first…it’s who puts the industry first”

Posted by: Josh Singletary      Date: July 06, 2017
  “It’s Not Who’s First… It’s Who Puts The Industry First“ By: NH-ISAC Threat Intelligence Committee Jim Routh, CSO Aetna Global Security NH-ISAC – “The healthcare industry has been hit with two significant and subsequent cyber challenges in recent weeks (WannaCry and Petya) both of which caused business impact for several organizations and in both … Continue reading "NH-ISAC White Paper – “It’s not who’s first…it’s who puts the industry first”"

*** NH-ISAC Alert ***

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: June 28, 2017
Caution regarding spoofing activity surrounding Not Petya ransomware event This information is marked TLP White; Subject to standard copyright laws. TLP: White information may be distributed without restriction. *Any reproduction or reposting of this content requires proper credit/attribution to NH-ISAC.   It is being reported that bad actors are attempting to gain credential access through … Continue reading "*** NH-ISAC Alert ***"

NH-ISAC Alert :TLP White distribution regarding ongoing Petya attack

Posted by: Greyson Schwing      Date: June 27, 2017
This information is marked TLP White: Subject to standard copyright rules, TLP:WHITE information may be distributed without restriction. *Any reproduction or reposting of this content requires proper credit / attribution to NH-ISAC. Summary This new ransomware attack was first observed on June 27, 2017. The impacted entities are mostly focused in the EU at this time … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Alert :TLP White distribution regarding ongoing Petya attack"

NH-ISAC Supports the Principles for Fair and Accurate Security Ratings

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: June 20, 2017
Kennedy Space Center, FL, June 19, 2017 – 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 community for sharing cyber and physical security information, supports the recently published Principles for Fair and Accurate Security Ratings. Today the Chamber of Commerce and … Continue reading "NH-ISAC Supports the Principles for Fair and Accurate Security Ratings"

HHS WannaCry Update 6-2-17

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: June 06, 2017
The following information is labeled TLP White: HHS ASPR/CIP HPH Cyber Notice: On-Going Impacts to HPH Sector from WannaCry June 2, 2017 DISCLAIMER: This product is provided “as is” for informational purposes only. The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) does not provide warranties of any kind regarding any information contained within. HHS does … Continue reading "HHS WannaCry Update 6-2-17"

NH-ISAC and Perch Security Aim to Revolutionize Information Sharing

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: June 05, 2017
NH-ISAC and Perch Security Aim to Revolutionize Information Sharing   Kennedy Space Center, FL, June 5, 2017 – 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 community for sharing cyber and physical security information, has entered into a partnership with Perch … Continue reading "NH-ISAC and Perch Security Aim to Revolutionize Information Sharing"

Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Report

Posted by: Julia Annaloro      Date: June 02, 2017
The attached report and appendix, developed by the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force in an effort to improve preparedness for and response to cybersecurity threats, outlines recommendations directed toward the health care industry in general as well as to individual industry and government organizations. Two task force members are also members of NH-ISAC. The … Continue reading "Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force Report"
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