Cybersecurity and Recovery in Healthcare

Keep your health data safe in cyberspace in the cybersecurity and recovery in healthcare microcredential where you will gain an understanding of the need for data security and protection of patients’ records in health care information systems as the industry continually faces cyber threats and emergencies. First, you’ll learn about health information systems and technology in healthcare delivery and public health. Then, you will examine current threats and trends, providing insight as to why healthcare is such a target rich environment and discuss ways to mitigate the risk. Finally, you will analyze past incidents and discuss strategies to prepare for, respond to, and recover from health and other emergencies. This microcredential is intended for health care working professionals who want to gain additional skills required for responding to cybersecurity disasters.

What You'll Learn

  • Analyze current health information systems’ challenges and operational aspects in managing health information technology.
  • Utilize strategies to increase resilience for disasters, and examine the role of cybersecurity in healthcare.
  • Assess the organizational resilience to emergencies and cyber-attacks.
  • Describe the process and requirements by which healthcare organizations prepare and comply with guidance and regulations.


  • Current students
  • Outside professionals
100% Online


  • Online

Time to Complete

  • Months

This program qualifies for the new Part-Time TAP for Non-Degree Programs. Learn more about eligibility.

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