CynergisTek’s Monthly Cyber Briefing

Every First Thursday of the Month from 12:00 – 1:00 PM (CT)

Engage. Educate. Prepare

We invite you to attend our free, virtual CynergisTek monthly Cyber Briefing! During each hour-long, dynamic, educational session a CynergisTek industry expert will draw on their previous experience to cover several key topics & trending news related to healthcare privacy, cybersecurity, IT audit, & compliance. 

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Topics covered during the briefing include: 

  1. Key Privacy, Cybersecurity, IT Audit, and Compliance Challenges for Healthcare 
  2. Updates on New Privacy and Compliance Laws and What They Change/Impact 
  3. Trending Cybersecurity Threats in the Healthcare Industry Trending Best Practices 
  4. Real-World Examples of Recent Incidents and Key Takeaways from Each 
  5. Outlook to the Top Issues for 2022 

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Our virtual Cyber Briefings provide insight to help you build resilience & strengthen your strategies.

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Mac McMillan

Founder & Advisor

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Dave bailey

Dave Bailey

Vice President, Security Services 

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Andrew Mahler

Vice President, Privacy and Compliance

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Session Schedule

March Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>

Mac McMillan takes a dive into the current state of Healthcare Cybersecurity, Privacy, Compliance, and IT Audit in this special 2-hour Cyber Briefing kick-off!

April Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>

Dave Bailey and Andrew Mahler are here to discuss encryption times (when is it too late?) and emerging trends in Right of Access Enforcement

May Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>

Dave Bailey and Andrew Mahler are back this month and cover what it really takes to implement technology solutions successfully, and updates on the Cures Act.

June Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>

Our Medical Device Security expert Jon Benedict will discuss IoMT, its current challenges, and approaches to better protect network-connected devices. Last, (and back by popular demand) Andrew Mahler will deep dive into the 8 exceptions of the Information Blocking rule.

July Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>
  • The ins-n-outs of the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) what it means to you, and what you should be doing now
  • How to Implement Privileged Access Management (PAM). Bring your questions + feedback to this session, our experts encourage an interactive audience!
August Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>
  • How to effectively develop and measure against cybersecurity KPIs
  • 3rd party risk shared responsibility
September Cyber Briefing: Cancelled
  • September’s Cyber Briefing is cancelled and the topic will be presented in October.
October Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>
  • CynergisTek Founder and CEO Mac McMillan will provide a brief update, review the current threat landscape, and discuss current events relevant to healthcare risk.
  • Cybersecurity expert, Dave Bailey will lead a special, focused session on the Security Operations Center (SOC). Learn about the three ways to implement a SOC, and how to effectively qualify a partner.
November Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>
  • CynergisTek Founder and CEO Mac McMillan will provide a brief update on trends and happenings that have developed over the last month. He will review the current threat landscape, and discuss current events relevant to healthcare risk that should be on your radar
  • Our Cyber Resilience Strategic Advising team joins us for the first time this month. Ratana Kong DeLuca and Mike Vida (you might recognize his bow tie) join us this month to specifically discuss how a cybersecurity strategy builds enterprise resilience to support the organization’s mission to deliver quality and safe healthcare services
December Cyber Briefing: Watch Now >>
  • The Threat on the Shelf. In this final session of 2022, Andrew and Dave uncover privacy and cybersecurity threats hiding in plain sigh.
  • Mac McMillan provides a brief update on trends and happenings that have developed over the last month.

CHIME Continuing Education Credits

CynergisTek’s Monthly Cyber Briefings have been approved by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) for 1 CEU per educational hour for the following certification programs:

  • Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) Program
  • CHIME Foundation Certified Healthcare Executive, (CFCHE) Program
  • Certified Healthcare Information Security Leader (CHISL) Program
  • Certified Digital Health (CDH) Program

Certificate holders may claim their CEUs for this program by entering them on the CHIME website as a non-CHIME CEU at https://chimecentral.org/continuing-education-credits-ceus/.

HIMSS Continuing Education Credits

This program is approved for up to 11.0 continuing education (CE) hours for use in fulfilling the continuing education requirements of the Certified Professional in Healthcare Information & Management Systems (CPHIMS) or the Certified Associate in Healthcare Information and Management Systems (CAHIMS).

HIMSS Certificate holders may track their continuing education (CE) hours for each session using the downloadable form below. Please keep a copy of your form, you will need to provide a copy of this form if selected for an audit when renewing your certification. 

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