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We invite you to attend our free Privacy and Security Incident Response Workshop on Tuesday, August 21st in St. Louis. During this interactive, three-hour educational workshop, industry expert Marti Arvin will draw on her firsthand experience to describe the important role privacy and compliance play in responding to an incident, while Clyde Hewitt will weigh in from a security perspective.

Together, they will provide case study examples demonstrating the importance of the various stakeholders in an organization working together when responding to an incident. Attendees will leave better prepared to develop a comprehensive response for the day when the unthinkable happens to their organization. Attendees will also take away best practices for a proactive incident response plan.

Topics covered include:

The current threat landscape and latest trends in healthcare

Real-world examples and case study

The business case for a strong incident response process

Best practices for creating an incident response playbook

Steps to determine if an incident requires breach notification

Interactive roundtable response exercise

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Why You Should Attend

  • Ponemon Institute’s research found that the average total cost of a data breach went from $3.62 to $3.86 million, an increase of 6.4 percent from 2017.
  • Healthcare is being targeted by malware and ransomware, and understanding the threat is the first step to be able to respond to an incident.
  • Understanding the impact of an incident on the entire organization is critical to assuring the appropriate response plan is in place.
  • Security measures have to be proactive rather than reactive.
  • 78% of providers experienced a healthcare ransomware or malware attack in 2017.
  • Cyber incident response cannot be adequately addressed by IT alone in today’s regulatory environment.
  • The largest healthcare data breaches from 2017 that were reported to OCR were mainly caused by hacking or IT incidents, including ransomware attacks.
  • 98% of healthcare providers have not implemented the email authentication standard that reduces phishing emails.

Agenda

  • What Could Go Wrong?
  • War Stories
  • Why Have an Incident Response Plan
  • Purpose of an Incident Response Plan
  • Who Needs to be Involved?
  • Lunch (provided)
  • Planning & Creating an Incident Response Playbook
  • Documentation & Breach Assessment
  • Making the Business Case for the Incident Response Plan

Who Should Attend

  • Privacy Officers & Analysts
  • Security Officers & Analysts
  • Chief Compliance Officers & Analysts
  • CIOs, CISOs, ISOs
  • IT Directors
  • HIM Directors
  • Legal Professionals
  • C-Suite Stakeholders

Speaker Bio

Marti ArvinVice President, Audit Strategy
Marti Arvin brings more than three decades of operational and executive leadership experience in the fields of compliance, research and regulatory oversight in academic medical and traditional hospital care settings to her position at CynergisTek. She was most recently the Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer for Regional Care Hospital System and before that Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer at UCLA Health System and the David Geffen School of Medicine.

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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

Read more about the positive feedback we received from our workshops in 2017.

Read more about the positive feedback we received from our workshops in 2018.