Company Extends Protection against Escalating Threats to Both Providers and Vendors, while Substantially Extending Its Cybersecurity Transparent Ecosystem
Boston, MA and Miami, FL – VIVE 2022 Conference – March 7, 2022 – Censinet, the leading provider of risk management solutions for healthcare, today announced significant product and partnership advances that address the unprecedented threats to healthcare providers and the organizations that serve them. Censinet is introducing both provider and vendor solutions through its Censinet RiskOps platform.
“We believe that industry collaboration among the healthcare ecosystem is the most effective way of reducing cybersecurity threats to patient safety and data,” stated Ed Gaudet, CEO and Founder of Censinet. “Our announcements at ViVE this week reflect the significant progress that Censinet customers – providers, vendors, and partners – are making towards eliminating as much cyber risk from their enterprises as possible.”
Censinet will demonstrate these new platform capabilities and discuss significant partnerships and initiatives in the ViVE Cybersecurity Pavilion at Booth 1012-16. Censinet executives, customers, and other healthcare risk professionals will be on hand to discuss how the Company and its partners are coming together to advance healthcare cybersecurity and risk management. Some of this week’s key announcements follow.
Censinet Introduces a Major Advancement in Healthcare Provider Cybersecurity: HICP
Over the past several years, Censinet has become the benchmark for healthcare cybersecurity risk management. Healthcare professionals and technology leaders created Censinet to enable a scalable method for identifying and managing risk specific to healthcare, thereby preventing data breaches, ransomware, and supply chain disruption. Trusted by leading healthcare providers, Censinet helps organizations address risk across their business, including vendors and third parties, patient data, medical records, research and IRB, medical devices, the supply chain, and more. Censinet works with IT, Security, Risk, and GRC teams within healthcare organizations of varying sizes, ranging from local clinics and regional hospitals to large healthcare systems, as well as critical third-party vendors and suppliers that support providers.
At ViVE, Censinet introduced a powerful extension to its Censinet RiskOps platform: support for healthcare provider assessments aligned with HHS 405(d) Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP). Censinet RiskOps for HICP is available now and deployed across a range of healthcare organizations. For more information, please visit censinet.com/hicp.
Censinet Elevates Risk Management and Cybersecurity for Healthcare Vendors
year, KLAS, a healthcare research and insights firm, selected Censinet as its healthcare risk management partner. Together, KLAS and Censinet created the breakthrough Cybersecurity Transparent program to help elevate the cybersecurity and risk management posture of the vendors who supply and support healthcare providers. This voluntary program recently exceeded its targeted milestone, with more than 200 products now achieving the Cybersecurity Transparent designation.
At ViVE 2020, KLAS and Censinet will recognize recipients of the prestigious achievement. Last night, at the Fontainebleau Hotel, both companies held a joint award ceremony to recognize both the companies and acknowledge the program’s success.
“Third-party partners play a major role in allowing providers to deliver innovative healthcare initiatives and programs,” stated Cormac Miller, Censinet President. “Healthcare innovation and cybersecurity need to be in lock-step; the current reality for many is that the process for demonstrating strong cyber controls is a significant tax on time and resources for providers and their partners. That’s why our work to create a more efficient mechanism with KLAS via the Cybersecurity Transparent initiative is so critical to our industry, and we’re honored that so many excellent companies have already joined us on this journey.”
For more information on the Cybersecurity Transparent program, please stop by the Censinet or KLAS booths at ViVE or visit us at censinet.com/cybersecurity-transparent.
Censinet Becomes the Top Risk Management Platform for American Hospitals
Censinet was selected by the American Hospital Association (AHA) as the Preferred Cybersecurity Service Provider for Cyber Firm Risk Management and Information Governance and Cyber Risk Assessment, Privacy and HIPAA Compliance. The AHA is the largest hospital and healthcare network association in the country.
“Censinet has been selected by the AHA as an excellent solution provider for its Cyber Firm Risk Management and Information Governance and Cyber Risk Assessment, Privacy and HIPAA Compliance services, which we can confidently recommend as a reliable source of support for our nation’s hospitals and health systems in their efforts to defend against sophisticated cyber threats and ransomware attacks,” said John Riggi, National Advisor for Cybersecurity and Risk, American Hospital Association.
For AHA members, please stop by the Censinet booth to hear more about the Company’s work with the AHA and their healthcare provider members or visit censinet.com/apcp.
Censinet, based in Boston, MA, enables healthcare organizations to take the risk out of their business with Censinet RiskOps, the first and only cloud-based exchange that integrates and consolidates enterprise risk management and operations capabilities across critical clinical and business areas. RiskOps builds upon the Company’s foundational success with third-party risk management (TPRM) for healthcare. Censinet transforms healthcare risk by increasing productivity and operational effectiveness while eliminating risks to care delivery, data privacy, and patient safety. Find out more about Censinet and its RiskOps platform at censinet.com.
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