CISOs Call for Healthcare Cybersecurity Federal Assistance

Health IT Security

Jill McKeon

Most chief information security officers (CISOs) reported needing additional federal assistance to combat healthcare cybersecurity threats, according to a survey fielded by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) and Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS).

Both CHIME and AEHIS are professional organizations with members spanning the healthcare IT industry, from CISOs to chief innovation officers (CIOs), chief nursing information officers (CNIOs), and chief digital officers (CDOs).

Over 80 percent of respondents reported increased cyber insurance costs over the past year as healthcare cybersecurity incidents continue to multiply. One in six respondents saw...

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