Events of the past few years have magnified the interest, attention, and funding provider organizations must dedicate to cybersecurity resiliency. Most non-IT executive leaders now grasp the full weight and risk of unpreparedness.
Despite its importance, cybersecurity is a consistent and challenging internal conversation for IT and security leaders. And as we enter a new era of IT-enabled and IT-driven business and clinical strategies, the trends of innovation, disruption, and digital transformation will further complicate the already complex cybersecurity landscape.
To simplify this complex environment, the Health Care IT Advisor research team developed the following simple Cybersecurity Ecosystem Model to highlight critical areas for discussion and action. Note that these areas extend well beyond technical capabilities.