The role of cyber risk management in healthcare is evolving. It isn't just about check-the-box compliance exercises or assigning arbitrary risk scores to IT assets anymore. It involves analyzing and managing a wide range of complex technological, clinical, and business issues that can impact patient care, disrupt business operations, and lead to millions of dollars in unplanned expenses.

HealthGuard isn't just IT security and compliance vendor. We are cyber risk experts that - help healthcare organizations better understand their risk, then choose the appropriate risk treatment solutions.

The new health IT risk management paradigm... 

Patient Safety:
preventing errors and adverse events

safeguarding patient and employee information

preserving the organization's capital

“Apps and the Healthguard team are great information security evangelists offering new ways to view and address the complex world of cyber security."

John Zuziak 
Catholic Health Initiatives

Recent Blog Articles

Symantec Webcast: Demystifying the NIST Cybersecurity Framework for Healthcare
As cyber-attacks are growing more sophisticated and focused on the healthcare industry, it is paramount that these organizations put in place an effective, robust, and dynamic approach to identifying, managing and/or mitigating critical threats on an ongoing basis.
What is Your Domain Worth?
Let me ask you a simple question: how much does your website domain matter? I’ll assume that your answer is: it matters a great deal. So here’s my second question: are you doing anything to protect it?
Cyber Resource Room: Phishing
A few free resources to help you combat phishing.
Healthcare is Facing a New Threat
A recent report from Bleeping Computers indicates there is a new strain of malware that is targeting unsecured devices that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT).

“The HealthGuard team constantly educates us about the changing requirements in health information security.”

Harold Eder 
St. Elizabeth Healthcare

Apolonio Garcia

Founder and CEO

About Us

At Healthguard, our mission is to help healthcare providers manage cyber risk. This is our full time job. It is what we wake up, think about, and work on every single day. This is because we understand the how critical healthcare is to our nation and communities; and the ever increasing role IT plays in today's healthcare delivery system 

Our Founder and CEO, Apolonio Garcia has spent the last 15+ years helping healthcare organizations develop and execute transformative cyber security strategies. As a business owner, and citizen, he is committed protecting the Nation's healthcare and public health sector.

“Apps is THE person I think of when I think of healthcare infosec. You won’t find anyone stronger in the field.”

Jack Jones
RiskLens/FAIR Institute