This past Tuesday, on Oct 27, Senate passed the Cybersecurty Information Sharing Act, which would make information sharing easier between the public and private sectors to help the healthcare community better defend against cyber security threats. One article specifically creates a cyber security taskforce for healthcare and provides a way to obtain and act on health-related cyber intelligence in real time. Good news!
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