The Information Security Management System in Healthcare Computer Networks

Contributed by Ming-Li Tabor

Sony Pictures Entertainment got cyber attacked and was requested to cancel the film, The Interview. The security of the network was vulnerable to the attack. In the health care sector, patients’ medical and personal information are electronic records, which are vulnerable to hackers. The purpose of research is to increase the awareness and translate the importance of information security. The organizations of health care should ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the health care personal information. The information security management system includes policies which are related to information security and risks. The contents include security management and risk assessment, security controls, plans, and procedures, physical security, human factors security, security auditing, and computer security models.

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