Cybersecurity in Healthcare: A National Study of HIPAA Implementation

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Cited in the reference materials for the HealthCare Information Security and Privacy Practitioner (HCISPP) certification by ISC2 this is a national study of the state of cybersecurity in US healthcare. This work guides information governance in US healthcare and covers current scholarly literature on people leadership for the purposes of HIPAA compliance. The work also identifies significant deficiencies within NIST 800-66 for healthcare and provides solutions. The book contains ideas from the author's 30+ years of experience managing IT which includes 12 years in CIO roles in healthcare and biotechnology. The monograph is written for academics, students and business executives in plain business language with easy to understand charts and tables. All software tools used for the research were free and open source. Doctoral students and researchers should find the book helpful in providing guidance on the numerous methodological decisions an academic researcher has to make while conducting scholarly research.

The author is a globally recognized practitioner scholar and keynote speaker.

Written in plain language for academics, policy makers, and business professionals. Doctoral students will be able to benefit from the strong methodological approach used with every research decision explained and cited (for example when do we know that we have enough survey respondents?). Information security practitioners in any field will be able to use the work to fine tune their information technology governance strategy. Use the work to explain and justify your strategy to business executives in your organization. For a quick review, read Chapter One, Four and Five. Chapter Two is particularly helpful to anyone who needs to understand HIPAA, its associated rules and guidance and the current scholarly literature on the topic.

About the author

Dr. Mansur Hasib is an award winning education leader, keynote speaker, and author. In 2019 he delivered opening keynotes at ARMA 2019 in Nashville and IMELF 2019 in Kuwait. He also delivered keynotes at CyberSmart 2019, SINI 2018, Elevate International 2018, JHU-APL 2018, AdvenaWorld and various other business and academic conferences. In 2017 at a ceremony in Austin, TX, (ISC)2 named Dr. Mansur Hasib a "Rock Star" of cybersecurity and presented him an electric guitar along with the (ISC)2 Americas Information Security Leadership Award (ISLA) for leading the implementation of the Master of Science in Cybersecurity Technology degree program at a major university to serve almost 5,000 students globally. 

In 2018 the Global Cybersecurity Observatory based in Europe inducted Dr. Hasib into the Hall of Fame. In 2018 SC Magazine awarded Dr. Hasib's program Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program award. In 2019 SC Magazine, at a ceremony at San Francisco, awarded Dr. Hasib's program Best Cybersecurity Higher Education Program in the USA for the second year in a row! Dr. Hasib was awarded the 2019 Outstanding Global Cybersecurity Leadership Award at the ICSIC2019 conference held in Toronto, Canada. In 2020, Dr. Mansur Hasib won an unprecedented two awards in the 4th Annual Maryland Cybersecurity Awards winning both the 2020 Champion of the Year Award and the 2020 People's Choice Award in Cybersecurity!

Dr. Hasib also won the 2017 Cybersecurity People's Choice Award and the 2017 Information Governance Expert of the Year Award. He has 30 years of experience leading organizational transformations through digital leadership and cybersecurity strategy in healthcare, biotechnology, education, and energy. He served as Chief Information Officer for 12 years. His seminal book Cybersecurity Leadership (available in ebook, paperback, and audio) has been widely acclaimed by practitioners and scholars alike and is listed among the best IT and cybersecurity books of all time. 

In 2013, as part of his doctoral work, Dr. Hasib conducted a national study of US healthcare cybersecurity and published the book Impact of Security Culture on Security Compliance in Healthcare in the USA and became one of the first few in the world to earn a Doctor of Science in cybersecurity. Additionally, with a Bachelor's in Economics and Politics and a Master's in Political Science, Dr. Hasib brings a unique interdisciplinary perspective to anything he discusses. Dr. Hasib has been quoted, interviewed, and cited in countless media. His books have sold in the USA, Canada, Mexico, India, Australia, United Kingdom, Japan, Kuwait, Middle East, Algeria, Brazil, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, New Zealand, Germany, Philippines, Singapore, France, Italy, Bangladesh, Cyprus, South Africa, Bahrain, Bahamas, Switzerland, Sweden, Hungary, Pakistan, Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago, Spain, Norway, and other parts of the world. 

Dr. Hasib enjoys table tennis, comedy, and travel and has been to all 50 states of the USA. Twitter @mhasib or LinkedIn: YouTube Channel:

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