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We invite you to attend our free Healthcare Privacy and Security Workshop on Wednesday, September 25th in Long Beach, California. With California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) approaching very soon, privacy expert (and former OCR Advisor) David Holtzman will provide thorough highlights and updates on CCPA, along with actionable best practices to help attendees prepare for when CCAP is enforced.

Along with industry expert John Nye, the two will also discuss key topics related to healthcare security and the evolving threat landscape. Drawing on their own experiences as well as the events, practices, and approaches, that we have seen from working with healthcare organizations of all sizes and types, this interactive workshop will provide you with practical tips and best practices.

The 2019 CTEK Knowledge Share Series has been approved by the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME) to award a total of 3 continuing education credits towards the Certified Healthcare CIO (CHCIO) program.  CHIME Members may claim their CEUs for this event by entering them on the CHIME website at

Topics covered during the workshop include:

Understanding CCPA

  • Explore the basics of the CCPA
  • Analyze who is required to comply and what information is protected
  • Update on the latest changes & what they mean to healthcare organizations
  • Limiting risk of “compliance creep” when engaging with service providers
  • Steps every organization handling personally identifiable information should take

Current State of Privacy in Healthcare

  • Nationwide trends of breaches reported to OCR & enforcement activity
  • Confidentiality of substance abuse treatment records (42 CFR Part 2) NPRM
  • Update on information blocking and interoperability regulations
  • States taking the lead in protecting personally identifiable information & what that means for healthcare

Current State of Security in Healthcare

  •  Cybersecurity threats and trends across the healthcare industry
  •  Medical device and IoT device security best practices
  •  Real-world examples of recent incidents and some key takeaways from each

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Why You Should Attend

  • In 2018, 58% of all healthcare breaches were initiated by insiders.
  • Ransomware leads all malicious code categories, responsible for 70% of breach attempt incidents.
  • Almost half of the patients said they would find a different provider if they were informed that their medical records were stolen.
  • 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.

Who Should Attend

  • Privacy Officers & Analysts
  • Security Officers & Analysts
  • Biomedical and Clinical Engineers
  • Compliance Officers & Analysts
  • CIOs, CISOs & IT Directors
  • HIM Directors
  • Legal Professionals

Speaker Bio

David HoltzmanExecutive Advisor, Cynergistek
Considered a subject matter expert in health information privacy policy and compliance issues involving the HIPAA Privacy, Security and Breach Notification Rules, David was a senior advisor at OCR before joining the team at CynergisTek. He also previously served as the privacy & security officer for Kaiser Permanente’s Mid-Atlantic Region.

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John NyeSenior Director, Cybersecurity Research and Communication, 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).

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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 2018.


September 25, 2019
10:30 am - 1:30 pm PDT
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Long Beach City College – PCC
1305 East Pacific Coast Highway
Long Beach, CA 90806 United States
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