3 things to know about cybersecurity in ASCs

Here are three must-read articles covering cybersecurity in ASCs:

1. How ASCs can go on the '"cyberoffensive"
Now is the best time for ASCs to take steps to improve their organization's cybersecurity posture, HSTpathways CEO Tom Hui said in an interview with Becker's ASC Review. Addressing and remediating cyber risk is a necessary evil for all healthcare organizations, but ASCs are more reactive.

2. What constitutes a data breach & what ASCs can do to mitigate risk
With data breaches on the rise, ASC administrators should stay on top of changing HIPAA rules and what constitutes a data breach, according to Atlantic.Net CEO Marty Puranik.

3. Top cybersecurity issues for ASCs & how to prevent cyberattacks
Cyberattacks have become an industry-wide phenomenon, with phishing attempts, malware and ransomware affecting more health systems and ASCs every day. But, as the volume and frequency of cyberattacks increase, there appears to be one common link: human error.

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