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We invite you to attend our free workshop, “Cybersecurity Awareness: How to Protect Your Organization from Threats,” on Tuesday, October 10th in Orlando, Florida. Hosted by industry experts Clyde Hewitt and John Nye, this three-hour workshop will review the current landscape of emerging and trending cybersecurity threats, methods used by hackers to compromise systems, and proven strategies to close security gaps and combat these threats. Additionally, we will showcase live demos of actual attacks commonly used by hackers along with a discussion of how these attacks affect healthcare organizations.

Topics covered during the workshop include:

Current Cybersecurity Landscape in Healthcare and How It Will Continue to Evolve

Methods Used by Hackers to Compromise Systems, Including Live Demonstrations

Real-World Examples and Lessons Learned from Operational Disruption Caused by Cyberattacks

Regulatory Requirements and Guidance Addressing Cybersecurity

Best Practices for Protecting Your Organization from Cybersecurity Threats

How to Create Cybersecurity Awareness at an Organization-Wide Level

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Why You Should Attend

  • 80% of HIMSS Cybersecurity Survey respondents reported their organization experienced as least one recent “significant security incident”.
  • Industry experts predict that even more cybersecurity attacks by hackers will occur in 2017.
  • The average cost of a data breach for healthcare organizations is now over $2.2 million, while the average cost of a data breach for business associates is over $1 million, according to the Ponemon Institute.
  • Email, mobile devices, IoT, network security, cloud-based systems, applications and servers continue to be the top areas of vulnerability for cyber attacks.
  • The first step to combat threats is to create awareness across the enterprise and implement proactive, not reactive, security measures.


  • Top Cybersecurity Threats
  • Hacking Methods & Live Demos
  • IoT and Connected Infrastructure Threats
  • Lunch
  • Device Security & Management
  • Understanding The Dark Web, Ransomware & Shadow Brokers
  • Proven Mitigation Strategies
  • Q&A

Who Should Attend

  • CIOs
  • CISOs
  • IT VPs & Directors
  • Security Analysts
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Officers and Managers
  • Privacy Officers and Managers

Speaker Bios

John NyeSr. Penetration Tester, CynergisTek
John Nye has spent the majority of the last decade working in Information Security, half that time working exclusively as a professional penetration tester. Besides testing and improving security, John has a passion for educating and informing the public. He accomplishes this by presenting hacking demos regularly at industry conferences and groups as well as writing blog posts for CynergisTek and industry publications.

Nye’s specialties include Wireless, web, and system penetration testing, user education and public speaking, information assurance, security auditing, policy compliance and writing, and security research and analysis. Some of his industry certifications include CISSP, Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) and Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH).

Read John’s Blog Posts

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.

Read Clyde’s Full Bio

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

I was happy to see that this was not just a sales pitch for a product, but truly an educational offering.

Lisa, Senior Compliance Specialist

Read more about the positive feedback we received from our regional workshops in 2016.


October 10, 2017
10:30 am - 1:30 pm EDT
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University of Phoenix – Orlando
8325 S Park Circle
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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