HIT Consultant May 24, 2024
Brian Montgomery, Expert Security Engineer, Altera Digital Health

Being an avid soccer fan, player, and coach, I’ve heard countless times that “the best defense is a good offense.” As a cybersecurity professional, the concept of taking active steps to improve your team’s position resonates. However, cybersecurity programs within and outside the healthcare industry typically focus on reactive approaches.

The stakes are too high in healthcare to wait for a hacker to strike your organization, and meanwhile, the scale and scope of cyberattacks continue to grow. In 2023, more than 700 healthcare data breaches affected 133 million people in the U.S.

The underutilized concept of offensive cybersecurity offers practical solutions when healthcare organizations understand and adopt this approach.

  1. What does offensive cybersecurity entail?

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