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We invite you to attend our free HIPAA Privacy and Security Workshop on Tuesday, February 13th in Charlotte, North Carolina. During this three-hour educational event, industry expert Clyde Hewitt will draw on his previous experience to cover several key topics related to healthcare privacy, security and compliance.

Topics covered during the workshop include:

Privacy, Security and Compliance Challenges for Covered Entities and Business Associates

Information on Compliance Audits & Investigations by OCR, CMS and OIG

Cybersecurity Landscapes & Top Security Challenges Threats in the Healthcare Industry

Real-World Examples of Recent Incidents and Key Takeaways from Each

Ransomware Lessons Learned

Outlook to the Top Issues for 2018

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Why You Should Attend

  • Nine out of the top ten breaches in 2017 were due to hacking, accounting for 70% of the total number of records breached.
  • OCR’s initial results from the Phase 2 HIPAA Audit Program found that 94% of the covered entities that were audited failed to demonstrate appropriate risk management plans.
  • 72% of all malware attacks targeting healthcare in 2016 were caused by ransomware.
  • New threats to healthcare security are an increasing concern to the industry and require proactive, not reactive, security measures.
  • Attendees have the opportunity to submit a certificate of completion and agenda for continuing education credits.


  • Regulatory and Legal Updates
  • Enforcement Activities for Non-Compliance
  • Audit & Enforcement Outlook
  • Hot Issues for 2018
  • Lunch (provided)
  • What’s Changing
  • Top Threat Areas
  • The Impact to Healthcare
  • Q&A

Who Should Attend

  • Privacy Officers & Analysts
  • Security Officers & Analysts
  • Compliance Officers & Analysts
  • CIOs, CISOs & IT Directors
  • HIM Directors
  • Legal Professionals

Speaker Bio

Clyde HewittVice President, Security Strategy
Clyde Hewitt is Vice President of Security Strategy at CynergisTek. He brings over thirty years of executive leadership experience in cybersecurity to CynergisTek, having served in various senior IT positions for the United States Air Force, later moving into the private sector in various information security management roles. Most recently, he and was the Vice President and Chief Security Officer for Allscripts Healthcare. He is a Board Member for the North Carolina Healthcare Information and Communications Alliance.

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What Past Attendees are Saying

I appreciate an organization that is willing to share information for free. Those that have little to give keep what little they have close. However when you are willing to share for free, there is more to be had and they are truly at the top of their field.

P. Smith, BridgePoint Hospital Capitol Hill
“Thank you so much for the chance to attend this event. It was a great program, well presented and the appropriate length of time. I look forward to participating again in the future.”
C. Mirza, Supervisor, Clinical Research


February 13, 2018
10:30 am - 1:30 pm EST
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