Complete some research for the healthcare domain that would like more information about the top security threats and attack methods related to COVID-19 that are targeted at healthcare organizations, employees, and patients. This risk analysis, prepared for a potential client, will include a risk register.

Complete the Risk Register Template by identifying the top 5 healthcare information security threats and attack methods related to pandemics, based on research from at least 2 peer-reviewed journal articles.

Write a 1- to 2-page narrative of your findings that could be presented to the CIO of a healthcare organization. The goal is to raise executive awareness resulting in improved executive decision-making, implementation of recommendations, identification of opportunities, allocation of budget, and allocation of resources.

Include your risk register in your narrative, and do the following:

Describe the focus of the analysis, including the systems that are used.

Justify your risk ranking of the top 5 threats.

Analyze the resource requirements and relationships to other processes.

  • Recommend organizational and security-related actions that would eliminate or mitigate the risk and impact on the organization.
  • Discuss any opportunities created by the presence of the risk.
  • Summarize your key findings.