Ayala, L. (2016). Cybersecurity for hospitals and healthcare facilities: A guide to detection and prevention [eBook edition]. Apress. NOTE* If it is your first time accessing O’Reilly, it may prompt you to choose an institution. If so, select "Not Listed? Click Here" from the Institution List and sign in for access using your NCU school email address.
Reading: Appendix: Cyber-Attack Response Procedures Template
This appendix provides templates for developing cyber-attack response procedures for a healthcare network environment.
National Institute of Standard and Technology. (n.d.). The five functions. NIST. This web page provides details on each of the five functions (Identify, Protect, Detect, Respond, and Recover) of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.
Helser, S. G. (2019). Health services at risk: An unanticipated outcome of the need for cybersecurity. Issues in Information Systems, 20(4), 27–34. This journal article stresses that the need for cybersecurity extends across disciplines. The authors state concerns due to a lack of sufficient numbers of cybersecurity specialists to fill existing and expected positions as a growing concern. Cybersecurity represents a substantive and ever-changing collection of issues that can have life-long or perhaps life-threatening consequences.
Siegel, C.A., & Sweeney, M. (2020). Cyber strategy: Risk-driven security and resiliency. Auerbach Publications. This e-book describes cybersecurity strategies using several of the industry-standard frameworks discussed in this class. Some of the topics detailed are cyber risks and controls, current and target statement assessments, and measuring cybersecurity plan performance. This e-book is a valuable tool to have as a reference, and specific chapters are valuable resources for the weekly assignments.