Héctor Guillermo Martínez, president of GM Sectec.
San Juan-based cybersecurity company GM Sectec announced that it has become a preferred cybersecurity service provider by the American Hospital Association for two “high priority” cybersecurity and operational areas for healthcare facilities and hospitals. hospitals: data protection as a service and cyber defense services against payment risks.
“Cybercrime is increasing exponentially, and healthcare institutions and business partners are well aware that they are the most prominent targets. Cybercriminals via ransomware and DDoS attacks have and will continue to have a significant impact on patient healthcare, revenue streams and operational demands,” said GM Sectec President Héctor Guillermo Martínez.
“GM Sectec will provide AHA members with two foundational services that can enhance cyber defenses and operational resilience. Our data protection as a service, called Data Preserve and powered by Metallic, provides the capabilities and managed services to back up, protect and recover 100% of the institution’s ePHI as required by the HIPAA security rule, and minimize the impact on patient health care. services and thwart ransomware extortion demands,” he said.
“Our payment risk cyber defense services draw on GM Sectec’s extensive experience and teams in compliance, governance, fraud and cybersecurity for proactive advice and investigative response in the protection of critical payment and revenue systems,” Martínez added.
The American Hospital Association is the national organization representing some 5,000 hospitals, health care systems, networks, other health care providers, and 43,000 individual members.