[ BLOG ] : Healthcare Executives and Employees Are Hacker Targets – 5 steps to Protect Them

[ BLOG ] : Healthcare Executives and Employees Are Hacker Targets – 5 steps to Protect Them

Tom Crampton Cybersecurity Community of Practice Steering Committee Member Cyber criminal activity continues to spread rapidly across Australian businesses of all sizes and in all industries. Healthcare is no exception, and frontline employees and ‘C-suite’ executives are increasingly the prime targets. While businesses may feel overwhelmed by the growing risk of cyber attacks and criminal [...]
2018 Cybersecurity in Australian Healthcare Survey results

2018 Cybersecurity in Australian Healthcare Survey results

HISA’s 2018 Cybersecurity in Australian Healthcare survey reached 48% of health services in regional/rural areas and 52% in metropolitan areas. We received responses from executives (23%), administrative staff (22%), IT staff (18%), clinicians (12%) and the remainder a mix of researchers, consultants, vendor specialists and board members. Respondents felt a strong sense of organisational responsibility [...]
Cybersecurity new survey closes 15 October

Cybersecurity new survey closes 15 October

Through consultation across the health sector, HISA gathers current information on the most wide-ranging topics and the communities of practice are just one way we can harness the specific interests of members. Cybersecurity is high on the list and recently we released the findings from our 2017 survey. The second survey is now open for your [...]
HISA’s cybersecurity community of practice survey report

HISA’s cybersecurity community of practice survey report

The results of HISA’s 2017 cybersecurity survey have been discussed over some months at branch meetings and webinars and now the published version has been made available online. There were 157 responses to the survey from a cross-section of organisations. It was conducted across four broad domains to assess awareness and maturity across the healthcare [...]
HISA welcomes a new expert contributor for cybersecurity

HISA welcomes a new expert contributor for cybersecurity

HISA welcomes a new expert contributor to the Cybersecurity Community of Practice leadership group – Jorge Silveira, Director of Information Management and CIO for Northeast Health Wangaratta (NHW), a comprehensive specialist referral public health service in regional Victoria. He is the chair of the Hume Cybersecurity Working Group and an active member of the VHCIO [...]
Networking on site: Epworth hosts the Victoria branch

Networking on site: Epworth hosts the Victoria branch

HISA’s Victoria branch went onsite at Epworth Healthcare this week to talk about cybersecurity in a range of organisational healthcare settings. HISA cybersecurity community of practice also took the opportunity to present the results of its recent survey. Speakers from Epworth Healthcare, the Department of Health and Human Services and Western Hospital gave presentations to [...]