Adopting Defense In Depth Strategies to Combat Healthcare Cyberattacks

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

The current cyber threat landscape calls for sophisticated defense in depth strategies that allow organizations to adapt and respond to healthcare cyberattacks and vulnerabilities.

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) defines defense in depth as “[t]he application of multiple countermeasures in a layered or stepwise manner to achieve security objectives.”

The method ensures that if one technical, administrative, or physical safeguard fails to detect or protect against an intrusion, other tools will be at the ready.

John Riggi, senior advisor for cybersecurity and...

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