HHS: Make cybersecurity a priority in 2022

Becker'sHealth IT

Naomi Diaz

The director of the Office for Civil Rights at HHS urged HIPAA-covered healthcare entities to patch up vulnerabilities that give hackers easy access to organization’s computer servers.

According to a Feb. 28 HHS blog post, healthcare organizations' cybersecurity issues were more turbulent as hackers took advantage of hospitals and healthcare systems responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

To combat these attacks, HHS encourages healthcare entities to do the following:

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