The Abu Dhabi Department of Health (“DoH”), being the regulator of healthcare sector in Abu Dhabi, had released the ADHICS Standards on 3 February 2019 to improve the privacy and security of health information. ADHICS standard intends to enhance the healthcare cyber security in UAE to the next levels by meeting international healthcare cyber security and privacy practices. ADHICS also helps healthcare sector meet the compliance with UAE Information assurance standards.
Our team has helped multiple hospitals and other healthcare sector entities meet cyber security requirements and thereby comply with the ADHICS standard.
Our ADHICS Consultancy Services
ADHICS GAP Assessment
ValueMentor analysts performs the assessment of your current state using the ADHICS standard
Cyber Risk Assessment
Identification of risks to healthcare data security and privacy are assessed using the ADHICS framework
Risk Treatment Plan
ADHICS Policies & Procedures
Our security analysts will develop the privacy and security policies and procedures for you to achieve ADHICS Compliance
Ongoing security assessments and penetration testing are required for continuous compliance towards ADHICS
ADHICS Implementation Reviews
Perform periodic ADHICS Implementation progress reviews to assess the compliance levels and remediate any deviations
ADHICS Internal Audits
Internal audits helps you identify deviations from the defined ISMS policies and procedures and make course corrections
Start your ADHICS Compliance project
Phase 1 – Assessment
The first phase of a ADHICS Compliance project is to assess the current state of compliance.
Identify Critical Assets
- Project Initiation
- Understand the organization
- Identify critical business services
- Identify information infrastructure
ADHICS Controls Identification
- Identify cyber security controls that can mitigate the risks and thereby result in ADHICS Compliance.
- Define ADHICS Risk treatment plan
Gap & Risk Assessment
- Assessment of current state and mapping it to ADHICS Standard
- Identification of threats and vulnerabilities exploiting the gaps resulting in risk.
Phase 2 – Control Development
This second phase of the project is to develop the controls to treat the risks identified. ISMS Risk Treatment Plan provides the directions for this phase of the implementation.
NESA Policies & Procedures
Policies and procedures provides the basis for implementing cyber security within the organization.
- Security Architecture
- Technology gaps
- Configuration advisory
Humans are often considered as the weakest link in cyber security. Security awareness improves the cyber security posture.
- Operational controls
- Physical Security
- Managerial Controls
Phase 3 – Security Services
This phase of the engagement suppliments existing security practices in the organization. Some of the key service performed by ValueMentor team are:
Periodic Security Testing
- Vulnerability Assessments
- Penetration Testing
- Security configuration reviews
Managed Network Security
- Next Gen Firewalls, UTMs
- URL Filter, Web Security
- Wi-Fi Security
- VPN and remote access security
SIEM & Incident Response
- SIEM Solution deployment
- 24×7 Security Monitoring
- Security Device Management
Data & Endpoint Security
- DLP Solutions
- Patch Management
- End point security
- Mobile Device Management
Phase 4 – Compliance Review
Periodic review of the ISMS Compliance status is critical for the success of the Information Security Management System.
ISMS Performance Review
Assess the performance of the ISMS against the defined metrics. This is a key measure towards continual improvement of the ISMS
Mock Compliance Audit
Perform mock compliance audits help you identify the weak areas of ISMS implementation.
ISMS Internal Audits
Perform periodic ISMS audits to assess the compliance to the defined policies and procedures
External Audit Support
Assist the customer during the compliance audit to meet the required ISMS requirements.
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