CynergisTek CEO to Participate in Two HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum Sessions
Date: December 2 | Location: Boston | Presenter: Mac McMillan
As a part of CynergisTek’s commitment to providing education and information to the healthcare IT industry, we are proud to announce that our CEO Mac McMillan will support two sessions at the HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum Boston next month. In the first session, McMillan will be leading a panel of experts that includes Cris Ewell, CISO of Seattle Children’s Hospital, James Noga CIO of Patners HealthCare, John Houston, VP, Privacy and Information Security & Associate Counsel of UPMC, and Anahi Santiago, CISO of Christiana Care Health System. This leadership panel, “What Keeps You Up at Night?”, will discuss some of the biggest challenges that information security programs face and provide guidance on how to address these challenges. Some of the challenges include the internet of things,Zero Day Threats, incomplete data log information, contract employees with access to PHI and insufficient policies and procedures for securing medical devices. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask their toughest questions and talk about their biggest challenges with this panel of experts.
In the second session, McMillan will present in leadership track, “What Makes a Great Privacy & Security Leader and Where Do You Find Them?”. This presentation will evaluate the roll of the CISO and McMillan will define what qualities the CISO must have such as being a strong, well-rounded individual with robust technical and organizational discipline.