Filling healthcare security staffing gaps with virtual CISOs, students
from Health IT Security
In 2017, a damning report from the Department of Health and Human Services Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force revealed the troubled state of healthcare security staffing: Three out of four organizations were operating without a designated security person. The staffing shortage has hit the healthcare sector hardest: 79% of healthcare organizations find it difficult to recruit security staff, Ponemon reported. And nearly half still don’t have a chief information security officer.
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