France Unveils Information System Security Plan In The Health Care Sector

Author:Mr Daniel McLoon, Mauricio F. Paez, Richard J. Johnson, Jonathon Little, Kevin D. Lyles, Todd S. McClelland, Jeff Rabkin, Adam Salter, Michiru Takahashi, Undine von Diemar, Paloma Bru, Olivier Haas, Jörg Hladjk, Anand Varadarajan and Nicole M. Perry
Profession:Jones Day

On October 14, 2016, France's Ministry of Social Affairs and Health issued an instruction notice (source document in French) providing for the implementation of the "information systems security plan" for the health care sector. The plan is intended to ensure a harmonized minimum baseline level of cybersecurity for information systems of health care facilities, such as hospitals, biomedical laboratories, radiation therapy centers, and imaging and radiology...

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