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Publications

Books

Information Security in Healthcare: Building a Security Program
Tom Walsh and Terrell W. Herzig, Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Information Security in Healthcare: Managing Risk
Tom Walsh and Terrell W. Herzig, Health Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS)

Medical Records Disaster Planning – A Health Information Manager’s Survival Guide
Tom Walsh, Bonnie C. Sher, and Gary Roselle M.D., American Health Information Management Association (AHIMA)

Handbook for HIPAA Security Implementation
Tom Walsh and Margret Amatayakul, American Medical Association (AMA)

 

Articles

How to Better Protect IT Systems Against Holiday Ransomware Threats, Tom Walsh, CISSP (Health Data Management)

View Article – How to Better Protect IT Systems Against Holiday Ransomware Threats

Cybersecurity in Healthcare: The Critical Connection to Patient Safety, Tom Walsh, CISSP (Health Data Management)

View Article – Cybersecurity in Healthcare: The Critical Connection to Patient Safety

Why the HIPAA Security Rule Needs a Refresh, Tom Walsh, CISSP (HealthTechMagazine.Net)

View Article – Why the HIPAA Security Rule Needs a Refresh (PDF download)

Protecting Student Data is Your Obligation – What is your school’s GPA?, Joe Gillespie, MHS, RHIA, CHPS

View Article/whitepaper – Protecting Student Data is Your Obligation (PDF download)

The Privacy and Security of Occupational Health Records, acknowledgment Joe Gillespie, MHS, RHIA, CHPS

View AHIMA Practice Brief (PDF download)

Editor’s Note – Lee DeOrio, with Susan Lucci, senior privacy/security consultant at tw-Security and an editorial advisory board member
(For The Record, Volume 31, No. 4 P. 3, Great Valley Publishing Company)
https://www.fortherecordmag.com/archives/0119p6.shtml

Data Breaches: Insights Into a Pervasive Problem, coauthored with Keith Fricke, MBA, CISSP, PMP, and Susan Lucci, RHIA, CHPS, CHDS, AHDI-F
(For the Record, Volume 31, No. 1, P. 6, Great Valley Publishing Company)
https://www.fortherecordmag.com/archives/0119p6.shtml

Changing Face of Disaster Recovery, Tom Walsh, CISSP and Susan Lucci, RHIA, CHPS, CHDS, AHDI-F
(For the Record, Volume 27, Number 10 [cover story], Great Valley Publishing Company)
http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/0277fb6d#/0277fb6d/1 

 

Podcasts

Current State of the Cybersecurity Environment: with Marianne McGee of Information Security Media Group (ISMG) 

tw-Security founder Tom Walsh and Marianne touch on the following topics:

  • The latest advice on reducing your cybercrime risk
  • Cybersecurity challenges involving the COVID-19 pandemic;
  • The current employment picture and healthcare IT
  • Talus Solutions, and their alliance with tw-Security. LISTEN TO PODCAST

Keeping Incident Response Plans Current: Mark Dill, former CISO at Cleveland Clinic, Shares Best Practices

Many healthcare organizations are falling short in their incident response plans, says Mark Dill, principal consultant at tw-Security. The former director of information security at the Cleveland Clinic discusses best practices for keeping those programs current. “I’m still not seeing a lot of [incident response] playbooks in cyberspace where you have previously thought out how you analyze and report the incident,” he says in an interview with Information Security Media Group at the HIMSS19 conference in Orlando. LISTEN TO PODCAST


HIPAA Security Rule Turns 20: It’s Time for a Facelift

As the HIPAA security rule turns 20, it’s time for regulators to make updates reflecting the changing cyberthreat landscape and technological evolution that’s happened over the past two decades, says security expert Tom Walsh. LISTEN TO PODCAST


Why the HIPAA Security Rule Needs Updating

Security Expert Tom Walsh on the Changing Threat Landscape  LISTEN TO PODCAST


Essential Traits of Successful CISOs

Former Cleveland Clinic CISO Mark Dill Offers Career Advice LISTEN TO PODCAST