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Healthcare Industry Case Study: Cybersecurity and Risk Management

Posted by Doug Yarabinetz on Aug 1, 2017 2:42:41 PM
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Many companies in the healthcare market struggle with compliance projects and finding the time and knowledgeable resources, as-well-as the budget, to adhere to government regulations in a timely manner.

For this particular healthcare organization, achieving FISMA compliance within one year was paramount.  The accreditation included all aspects of Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A), Information Assurance (IA), and Information Security (InfoSec).  The results:

  • Developed over 30 organizational policies and procedures
  • Created the System Security Plan (SSP), Risk Assessment (RA), and Disaster Recovery Plan (DRP)
  • Helped with the network configuration and DISA STIGs in the environment
  • FISMA & NIST compliant environment

This type of accreditation, given where the company was in the process, was estimated to take several years. Lynx helped this client attain FISMA compliance within 9 months.  How did they do it?  Read the full case study to find out.

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Topics: Risk Management, cybersecurity, compliance mandates, FISMA Compliance