Wombat Security Launches New Healthcare Security Awareness and Training Program

By CIOReview | Thursday, March 31, 2016

PITTSBURGH, PA: Wombat Security Technologies, a provider of cyber security awareness and training solution introduced their new healthcare program to help health care companies for accessing and managing their security risk. This program also supports clients to protect their patient information and other important details as the threat of a data breach continues to rise.

Wombat’s healthcare programs include assessments, education modules, reinforcement components, and measurement tool. The assessments help users to improve their track systems and to measure the baseline through ThreatSim and CyberStrength. In addition, the reinforce components and measurement tools help users to access all the emails and secure their account from hackers and provide tools to identify the weakness in patient. "Healthcare institutions are increasingly targeted by hackers, making it absolutely critical to deliver effective training to anyone who is not well-informed of HIPAA-mandated safeguards," said Joe Joe Ferrara, CEO, Wombat Security.

With its new healthcare and training program Wombat helped Monongahela valley hospital to reduce 90 percent of their phishing attacks and malware infection. "Since partnering with Wombat, we've seen a significant increase in user awareness and recognition of suspicious emails," said the Senior Manager of IT Operation, Monongahela Valley Hospital. He further adds, "Our partnership with Wombat has been a true success and has helped us to educate individuals at all levels of our organization, which we feel is critical to protecting our patient's healthcare information, our employees' data, and our internal networks and systems."

"Our new healthcare program gives organizations a powerful suite of tools to protect healthcare information and patient records, while improving an organizations security posture. We are committed to providing our customers with the tools they need to change employee behavior and reduce risk within their organizations,” said Ferrara.