Keyword: Healthcare Cybersecurity Communications Integration Center
Lawmakers are pointing to the removal of two senior cybersecurity staffers as one reason for "significant confusion" about the status of HCCIC.
A top cybersecurity official has been reappointed to HHS, but he's barred from communicating with staff or entering HHS offices.
Two former HHS cybersecurity officials are demanding answers about their reassignment, adding that the HCCIC they were overseeing is "derailed."
Lawmakers want HHS two explain why two cybersecurity officials tasked to run the HCCIC were reassigned in September, effectively shutting down operations.
A new HHS cybersecurity communications center is battling criticism, but one IT think tank says it will raise the stakes for the entire industry.