SecurityScorecard Strengthens Commitment to Healthcare Organizations; Joins H-ISAC to Offer Free Self-Monitoring and Preferred Pricing to H-ISAC Members
New York, NY - April 16, 2020 – SecurityScorecard, the global leader in security ratings, announced today that it is joining the Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) shared services program to offer H-ISAC members free self-monitoring and preferred pricing for SecurityScorecard services. H-ISAC is a global non-profit and member-driven organization that offers healthcare stakeholders a trusted community and forum for coordinating, collaborating and sharing vital physical and cyber threat intelligence, and best practices with each other.
With the SecurityScorecard platform, H-ISAC members can monitor their own organization as well as a number of third-parties. This information is critical, enabling users to identify and improve potential weaknesses in their cyber defense. Additionally, members will also receive preferred pricing on SecurityScorecard’s Vendor Risk Management (VRM) license upgrade bundles, providing an affordable solution for even the smallest healthcare organizations.
"Healthcare providers, clinicians, payers, insurance companies, medical device manufacturers, and pharmaceutical firms are integrated in so many ways that the security of one impacts all,” said Errol Weiss, H-ISAC Chief Security Officer. “We're pleased to offer H-ISAC members the SecurityScorecard service to help improve their own cyber security posture and also identify security gaps at their critical third-party suppliers.”
“SecurityScorecard is fully committed to ensuring that healthcare organizations and their supply chain are as secure and resilient as possible,” said Aleksandr Yampolskiy, CEO and co-founder of SecurityScorecard. “As a former CISO myself, I am uniquely aware of the challenges organizations face during times of extraordinary upheaval. We have built a solution that we are proud to put in the hands of all healthcare CISOs to enable them to have a wider view of their cyber risk so healthcare organizations can continue to help save lives.”
With over 1.3 million companies rated, SecurityScorecard is the global industry leader in security ratings. SecurityScorecard collects and analyzes global threat signals that allows organizations to have instant visibility into the security posture of vendors and business partners as well as the capability to do a self-assessment of their own security posture. The technology continuously monitors 10 groups of risk factors to instantly deliver an easy-to-understand A-F rating.
“SecurityScorecard has been a transformative addition to our third-party risk management program that has provided tremendous benefits, including driving process efficiencies and increasing the quality of the information to help make better decisions,” said Scott Sheahen, Global Head of Information Risk Management at Takeda Pharmaceuticals International, Inc. “We are thrilled that all fellow H-ISAC members will now have the same outside-in view of their cybersecurity posture to improve security throughout the healthcare community.”
Join SecurityScorecard and H-ISAC for an introductory webinar on April 30that 1pm EDT to find out if this solution is a good fit for your third-party risk management program. H-ISAC member Takeda will also join the webinar to share how they have successfully used the SecurityScorecard platform. Alternatively, you can learn more about the offer and SecurityScorecard at h-isac.org/securityscorecard.
SecurityScorecard is the global leader in cybersecurity ratings and the only service with over a million companies continuously rated. Founded in 2013 by security and risk experts Dr. Alex Yampolskiy and Sam Kassoumeh, SecurityScorecard’s patented rating technology is used by over 1,000 organizations for enterprise risk management, third-party risk management, board reporting and cyber insurance underwriting. SecurityScorecard continues to make the world a safer place by transforming the way companies understand, improve and communicate cybersecurity risk to their boards, employees and vendors. Every company has the universal right to their trusted and transparent Instant SecurityScorecard rating. For more information, visit securityscorecard.com or connect with us on LinkedIn.
Created in 2010, Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (H-ISAC) is a trusted community of critical infrastructure owners and operators within the global Health sector. Members share timely, actionable, relevant information including intelligence on threats, best practices and mitigation strategies. Working together, the health sector becomes more resilient worldwide. For more information, visit www.h-isac.org.