Telehealth and Healthcare Security Resources

Are you concerned about telemedicine and healthcare security?  Today’s article provides a list of resources from the National Cyber Security Alliance.

The convergence of the internet and healthcare has created many benefits for patients and healthcare providers, but has also created vulnerabilities that cyber criminals regularly attempt to exploit. Download NCSA’s Week 3 infographic and video to learn some of the most common ways patients and medical practitioners access health data using technology, and highlights tips to help you #BeCyberSmart.

To help individuals and organizations find resources they can use and share, NCSA has launched the COVID-19 Security Resource Library. This library features free and updated information on current scams, cyber threats, remote working, disaster relief, and more.

In case you missed it, a recording of NCSA’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month kick-off event, “Cybersecurity U.S. Healthcare” is available to view. Experts from  industry and government discussed the emerging threats facing the healthcare industry and consumers, and the steps we need to take to protect our nation’s healthcare and public health sector.

Sector protects all sectors of the economy from hazards such as terrorism, infectious disease outbreaks, and natural disasters. Learn more about how CISA and other government partners are keeping this sector secure.

The Federal Trade Commission continues its work protecting consumers, providing guidance to businesses, and protecting competition in the marketplace throughout the pandemic. Check out their resources on how to spot and avoid the latest Coronavirus scams.

Becoming a Champion is a way to officially show your support for Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Champions represent those organizations and individuals dedicated to making the connected world a safer place through awareness and education.

Find the latest and greatest Cybersecurity Awareness month news and resources on social media by following and using the hashtag #BeCyberSmart.


About the Author:

I am a cybersecurity and IT instructor, cybersecurity analyst, pen-tester, trainer, and speaker. I am an owner of the WyzCo Group Inc. In addition to consulting on security products and services, I also conduct security audits, compliance audits, vulnerability assessments and penetration tests. I also teach Cybersecurity Awareness Training classes. I work as an information technology and cybersecurity instructor for several training and certification organizations. I have worked in corporate, military, government, and workforce development training environments I am a frequent speaker at professional conferences such as the Minnesota Bloggers Conference, Secure360 Security Conference in 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, the (ISC)2 World Congress 2016, and the ISSA International Conference 2017, and many local community organizations, including Chambers of Commerce, SCORE, and several school districts. I have been blogging on cybersecurity since 2006 at

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