Healthcare Sector

The center is conducting projects to help improve the cybersecurity postures of healthcare organizations. To stay up-to-date on project milestones, sign up for our Health IT email topic and join our community of interest.

Mitigating Cybersecurity Risk in Telehealth Smart Home Integration

Identifying elements that are unique to using consumer-grade IoT devices with healthcare systems. Learn more about this project.

Securing Telehealth Remote Patient Monitoring Ecosystem

Helping to secure the telehealth ecosystems at both healthcare delivery organizations and the patient home environments. Learn more about this project.

Securing Picture Archiving and Communication System

Providing guidance for securing the PACS ecosystem in healthcare sector organizations. Learn more about this project and download the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, SP 1800-24.

Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps

Helping Healthcare Delivery Organizations secure wireless infusion pumps on an enterprise network. Learn more about this project and download the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, SP 1800-8.

Securing Electronic Health Records on Mobile Devices

A platform for healthcare providers to securely document, maintain, and exchange electronic patient information among mobile devices. Learn more about this project and download the NIST Cybersecurity Practice Guide, SP 1800-1.


Supplemental Resources

The use of telehealth services has increased since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. While telehealth is convenient, these services can also unexpectedly add cybersecurity risk and impact the privacy of patient information. Explore the NCCoE’s newly developed Telehealth Security and Privacy Tip Sheets for Patients and Providers. 

Telehealth Security and Privacy Tips for Providers

Telehealth Security and Privacy Tips for Patients