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Implementing Healthcare Cyber-Hygiene with the Updated Critical Security Controls: A SANS Workshop

February 19, 2017 — 08:00AM EST - 04:30PM EST


Cost: $335

Many of today’s most pressing cybersecurity challenges can be addressed with a prioritized list of cyber hygiene best practices. Explore the Critical Security Controls – selected and defined by the U.S. military, as well as other respected security experts in government and private organizations – which are rapidly becoming accepted as the most recognized action plan to secure an organization. Learn about actual attacks that could have been stopped or mitigated through implementing good cyber hygiene practices – focusing on both the best way to block known cyberattacks, and best practices to mitigate damage from attempted attacks.

Learning Objectives:

  • Define key cyber hygiene steps, including understanding how your network is connected, and regularly updating applications, workstations, medical equipment and other items
  • Identify key technical security settings that should be part of any implementation plan that protects the security and privacy of information
  • Examine the most important security controls and tools to protect your organization’s systems and data in today’s healthcare environment
  • Discuss steps needed to implement the controls in your existing networks though an organized list and widespread use of cost-effective automation


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