TQ Teleconnection- July 2017


Overcoming the Healthcare Cybersecurity Workforce Shortage

Having a well-trained healthcare cybersecurity workforce is critical for covered entities, especially as organizations continue to implement new technologies. However, a recent (ISC)²  report found that there is an increasing cybersecurity workforce gap.

The Global Information Security Workforce Study (GISW) found 70 percent of employers around the globe want to increase their cybersecurity staff size by 15 percent this year. For healthcare specifically, employers plan to expand staff by 20 percent or more – higher than any other industry surveyed.

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Health IT Security (6/20/17)

Elizabeth Snell