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We understand the pivotal role the health industry plays in sustaining our nation. We are committed to securing the sector by ensuring the integrity, confidentiality and availability of healthcare services and data

Privacy and protection are of utmost concern when the effects of cyber attacks can be life-threatening

As a consequence of its crucial role in the proper functioning of Australian society, all facilities within this industry are vulnerable. With a wealth of confidential information and highly regulated systems, procedures and technologies, healthcare infrastructure must be supported and protected against an onslaught of cyber security attacks

The healthcare industry remains the highest reporting sector of data breaches and moreover, it continuously incurs the highest costs in terms of damages. Content Security has the expertise needed to secure health’s systems, devices and process from today’s evolving and relentless threat landscape. We can help protect you and your patients from the debilitating effects of a breach.


Top threats to the healthcare industry 

Below are some of the most concerning cyber threats to health:


Ransomware is the primary threat to the industry and there has been a significant increase of ransomware targeting health and aged care facilities. This type of attack encrypts files and makes devices inoperative. This makes patient care a difficult or even impossible task as it can cripple operations for weeks.

Distributed Denial-of-Service

DDoS attacks overwhelm the network and cause critical services to be disrupted or halted. These kinds of attacks are often motivated by political or ideological beliefs, and like ransomware campaigns, are typically easy to deploy as a service. In some situations, DDoS attacks can make patient care impossible because they hinder access to important records.

Internal Threats

Employees or other users with malicious interests beyond that of the healthcare provider cause great cybersecurity risk in healthcare. They threaten the integrity and confidentiality of valued information and systems. These internal actors are particularly dangerous because they are not subject to the same security controls as outsider threats.

The Content Security approach 

At Content Security, we understand the daily challenges that the healthcare sector faces in securing patient data and critical applications from today’s threat landscape. We are committed to providing government and private healthcare organisations with cyber security expertise. Our mission is to help protect your systems, devices, procedures and patients

Our team of security specialists has a wealth of industry experience, with over 20 years in the information security sector. Over the years we have assisted many public and private health institutions in the maintenance of their operations. Our tried and tested approach to securing healthcare organisations involves balancing privacy, protection and productivity. We understand the need to continuously provide and improve patient care and we therefore collaborate with healthcare providers in order to strategically close any gaps caused by industry innovation.


What we do 

Some of the services we provide include:

Vulnerability Management

New system and application vulnerabilities emerge daily, and this makes it hard to keep on top of threat. We offer vulnerability management as a fully managed, periodic service because we understand that organisations, particularily utilities companies with critical infrastructure, require continuous monitoring and high-level security solutions.

Ethical Hacking

Ethical hacking is our passion as it is a vital part of staying on top of threat. We offer penetration testing, red teaming and penetration test response. Our experts simulate attacks on your environment to disclose hidden weaknesses that real attackers seek to exploit. We then provide a prioritised and actionable report with recommendations for improvement.

Security Awareness Training

Developing basic cyber security awareness works in conjunction with your technological security investments. We provide a range of easy and motivating security awareness training, with interactive conditioning and regular reporting to benchmark staff improvement. We also have a Managed Cybersecurity Awareness Program (MCAP).

Identity and Access Management

Identity and Access Management (IAM) solutions ensure that the right people can access the right resources, with the proper permissions. With a host of users to manage, such as patients, employees, partners and suppliers, healthcare providers should consider IAM to grant remote access and secure user data.

Governance, Risk and Compliance

We understand the unique data protection concerns that healthcare organisations face and therefore assist in aligning your security approach with personalised business and industry objectives. By implementing scaled security controls and strategy, we can help you comply with data protection regulations and keep your information and people safe.

Digital Forensics and Incident Response

It is essential to minimise the time between detection and recovery in order to reduce downtime and costs. Our IR plans and playbooks can assist with seamless disaster recovery in the event of a breach. Moreover, our skilled forensic investigators work to retain all evidence, contextualise the issue and make recommendations so similar issues do not occur in the future.

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Ready to start? Let’s talk today about your cyber security needs

If you need support aligning your security strategy, protecting your digital assets or managing your defenses, Content Security can help. Schedule a time with one of our Directors today.