The CyberPHIx Roundup is your quick source for keeping up with the latest cybersecurity news, trends and industry leading practices, specifically for the healthcare industry.
In this episode, our host Brian Selfridge highlights the following topics trending in healthcare cybersecurity this week:
- Mega fines and legal costs totaling more than $270m related to two breaches for health insurers Premera and Anthem. We break down the details behind the OCR penalties, state fines, and class action lawsuits.
- NIST releases the new NIST SP 800-53 Rev 5, the first overhaul of NIST 800-53 in over seven years. We discuss the major changes to the standard and its implications for healthcare entities.
- The U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) warns that it may begin to issue fines for organizations that facilitate payment to ransomware attackers. We discuss the difficult position healthcare providers face between patient safety and potential federal fines.
- Highlights from the ransomware breach of Universal Health Services this week that may impact its over 400 locations.