Getting key stakeholders in healthcare environments to invest more time and resources in cybersecurity solutions may be a difficult or daunting endeavor, but is ultimately critical to implement for the well-being of the medical infrastructure—and patients—it is aimed to protect.

Effectively communicating healthcare cyber risks to C-suite executives is crucial to securing the vital cybersecurity resources needed to combat the multitude of data breaches and cyberattacks that torment the healthcare sector daily.

But with other priorities that may take precedence, cybersecurity and IT teams may find it difficult to effectively quantify and communicate the magnitude of cyber risks to the C-Suite.  

“If you are running a health system, your main area of expertise is not necessarily cybersecurity or cyber accountability,” Mathieu Gorge, CEO of VigiTrust and author of The Cyber Elephant in the Boardroom, explained in an interview with HealthITSecurity.

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