October 6, 2021

Resources for Cybersecurity Awareness Month

In honor of Cybersecurity Awareness Month, we are rounding up educational resources, trainings, and some live sessions to give you tips for advancing cybersecurity at your hospital. Read here and choose your specific topic of interest.

It’s the perfect time to set aside some time and check those cybersecurity to-do’s off your list. What have you been putting off?

Here’s a line-up of resources and events to help you focus on cybersecurity this month.

Medical Device Cybersecurity:

Watch this Medical Device Cybersecurity Webinar to learn how you can define and implement a Medical Device Cybersecurity program.

Download this Medical Device Cybersecurity Field Manual to help you set your strategy. This manual will walk you through every step of setting up and implementing your own program.

If you don’t have the time or resources to do the hard work of implementing your own Medical Device Cybersecurity program, you can download the Sensato Medical Device Cybersecurity brochure to see how to quickly and easily implement a full holistic medical device cybersecurity program – we’ll take care of all the work for you.

Patrick Neece, CIO of Lake Regional Health System said, “Being able to monitor all devices on our network is like the golden egg.”


Cybersecurity Readiness and Training:

Use this 18-minute Ransomware Training video to train your staff. It includes what to look out for and actionable things they can do to reduce the risk of a ransomware attack.

See how a holistic cybersecurity solution can reduce the number of applications that you use, saving you money and implementation time. Check out this quick 5-minute video.

Incident Response on-demand webinar – learn a new way to look at cybersecurity incident response, and get new ideas to prepare your organization so you can be ready to respond when you are attacked.

Grab a cup of coffee and join us for a series of quick-hit webinars meant to inform and educate. Register now and join us for 20-minutes each day October 25 - 29th at 11:00 a.m. ET.

Topics covered include:

Day 1: How to Take Action from Current Threats

Day 2: 5 Myths of Medical Device Cybersecurity

Day 3: Learn What Scares a Cyber Attacker

Day 4: How to Respond When You Get a Threat Alert

Day 5: How Well Do You Know Your Network?

We’ll be sharing more details about these events and other ways you can educate you and your organization about cybersecurity.

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Pick your area of focus, refer to this email throughout the month of October, and let us know if you want to talk further about any area of cybersecurity. We are here to help you.



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