Healthcare Connection

Healthcare Connection – Feb. 21, 2017

Overview: 2017 OIG Work Plan for Healthcare Providers

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the Inspector General (OIG) work plan offers healthcare providers a road map of upcoming areas of investigation. Take a closer look at the significance of 26 new projects applicable to healthcare providers in 2017 and better understand how they may affect your healthcare organization.

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The Security Intelligence Center – Next Steps: Beyond Response to Anticipation

As cyberattacks continue to increase, more and more organizations are establishing security operations centers (SOCs), charged with proactively addressing cybersecurity risks. This joint research report by the Institute of Internal Auditors and Crowe Horwath examines this emerging trend and analyzes the results of a recent poll of chief audit executives (CAEs) about their use of SOCs.

In addition, this study also reports on follow-up interviews with security executives, conducted by Crowe researchers. The results are in-depth examinations of current SOC best practices, with additional insights into the likely next level of preparedness, which would be a security intelligence center (SIC), charged with predicting and anticipating threats.

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