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InfoSec Institute Launches Industry’s Only Security Awareness Training Program for Healthcare Teams
More than 30 new training modules keep PHI secure and healthcare institutions HIPAA-compliant
LAS VEGAS, NV — HIMSS18 Cybersecurity Command Center, Booth #8600-47 — March 5, 2018 — InfoSec Institute, the leading provider of cybersecurity awareness solutions and professional IT and security education, today announced the latest updates to its security awareness and anti-phishing platform for healthcare, SecurityIQ. The company added more than 30 new health-specific education modules to SecurityIQ’s AwareEd™, the industry’s largest interactive awareness training library. Also available in the latest release are new knowledge assessments, learner grading and scorecarding.
With a trusted reputation for providing health institutions worldwide the highest quality, role-based awareness education, InfoSec Institute is proud to include Canton-Potsdam Hospital, Gold Coast Health Plan, Health Intelligence, Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) and Truman Medical Centers among its many healthcare clients.
“We take great pride and responsibility in protecting health organizations and their employees from malicious breaches, phishing and social engineering attacks that may compromise patient data confidentiality,” said Jack Koziol, president and founder of InfoSec Institute. “It is our responsibility and mission to arm CISOs, CIOs and essentially anyone with an email address in the organization with the knowledge and determination to beat hackers at their own game,” said Koziol.
With stolen protected health information (PHI) worth thousands of dollars on the black market, healthcare is a prime target for cybercriminals. Unsuspecting employees are their most frequent prey for phishing, ransomware, malware and business email compromise (BEC) attacks. SecurityIQ’s latest enhancements teach employees how to identify and fend off hacking threats, while providing administrators valuable insights and tools to transform and reinforce their teams’ positive security behaviors.
Interactive Security Awareness Modules Tailored to Healthcare
SecurityIQ’s expanded awareness curriculum for health ensures organizations remain HIPAA- and PHI- compliant. More than 30 interactive, role-based training modules, specifically tailored to staff/clinicians, managers and executives, educate the entire health team. New modules include:
Phishing for Healthcare Professionals & Providers
Business Email Compromise for Healthcare Professionals & Providers
Safe Browsing for Healthcare Professionals & Providers
Mobile Security for Healthcare Professionals
Working Remotely for Healthcare Professionals & Providers
Password Security for Healthcare Professionals & Providers
Social Engineering for Healthcare Professionals & Providers
Social Engineering for Healthcare Executives
Physical Security & PHI
Removable Media & PHI
Browse the complete SecurityIQ Healthcare Module Library.
Learner Assessments Test Aptitude, Knowledge Retention
SecurityIQ assessments are short, fully customizable quizzes added to any training campaign to test learner comprehension, uncover additional training needs and validate active learner participation. With hundreds of easy-to-use, preloaded questions as well as the ability to customize questions to organizational training goals, SecurityIQ makes it easy to keep a continual pulse on the organization’s cyber aptitude.
Learner Grading & Scorecards Deliver Early Risk Detection & Personalized Learning
Compiling data from 19 risk-related behaviors, SecurityIQ learner grading and scorecards provide a more complete and accurate snapshot of an organization’s security posture beyond simply phishing attack avoidance. Leveraging the power of learner grades, SecurityIQ automatically delivers awareness training and phishing simulations personalized to each learner’s assessed security aptitude, organizational role and learning style.
InfoSec Institute is showcasing its cybersecurity awareness solutions and professional security education this week at the HIMSS 2018 Cybersecurity Command Center, Booth #8600-47. They are also a featured speaker in the Cybersecurity Theatre, presenting “Carrot vs. Stick: Security Awareness Strategies that Work” on Wednesday, March 7 at 4:00 p.m.
About InfoSec Institute
InfoSec Institute provides award-winning security awareness and training solutions. From skills-based training and certification preparation for IT and security professionals to security awareness and anti-phishing training for the entire workforce, our security solutions fortify organizations of all sizes against malicious cybersecurity threats. Recognized in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Security Awareness Computer-Based Training, InfoSec Institute is also a Training Industry “Top 20 IT Training Company” and named to EC-Council’s Circle of Excellence.
Kristin Zurovitch, Director of Brand & Marketing Communications