On April 4, 2017, GNYHA hosted the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and various law enforcement and regulatory agencies for a facilitated discussion with hospital cybersecurity teams. This four-hour exercise explored the response and oversight activities of local, state, and federal agencies to a cybersecurity incident affecting one or more New York hospitals. This report outlines the objectives of the event, observations, and recommendations.
NYS Healthcare Cybersecurity Exercise After Action Report
October 24, 2018
New Cybersecurity Advisory, Resources, and Requests for Feedback from the Federal Government
GNYHA is providing this roundup of recent cybersecurity updates and resources from the Federal government. Many of the resources were developed via the public-private collaboration of the Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council’s (HSCC) Cybersecurity Working Group. GNYHA is an active participant in these efforts and encourages member hospitals to participate in these nationally...
May 2, 2022
HHS Warns Health Sector Faces “Exceptionally Aggressive” Ransomware Threat
The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Information Security’s Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (H3) recently warned health care and public health organizations to guard against an “exceptionally aggressive” ransomware group called Hive, which has sophisticated capabilities and a history of targeting health care organizations. HC3’s Analyst Notes detail Hive, its exploitation...
April 21, 2022
Hospitals Urged to Heighten Cybersecurity Posture
The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) released a joint cybersecurity advisory on Destructive Malware Targeting Organizations in Ukraine. Hospitals and health systems are strongly encouraged to review and bolster their cybersecurity in light of ongoing threats affecting Ukraine, related third-party networks, and other countries in the region....
February 28, 2022