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VP and Managing Consultant Chris Campbell to Present on Social Engineering and Security Breaches
Carpinteria and Mission Viejo, CA – February 10, 2016 – (HIMSS Booth #9908) — Redspin, an CynergisTek Company (OTCQB: AUXO) and leading authority on cyber security in healthcare, has announced that it will be showcasing its professional services and its Redspin Risk Manager™ application at HIMSS16 on March 1 – 3, 2016 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Redspin’s exhibit is located in the Cyber Security Command Center, a section designated for product and service providers who help healthcare organizations including business associates (BA) with challenges and concerns pertaining to cyber security and breaches.
Redspin’s Vice President and Managing Consultant, Chris Campbell, an expert in cyber security best practices, HIPAA, social engineering, cloud computing and vendor risk, will present at the Cyber Security Command Center’s educational sessions on Wednesday March 2, 2016 at 10:45 AM PST.
Mr. Campbell’s presentation is entitled “Case Studies: Social Engineering & Security Breaches.” Social engineering is the root cause of over half the reported healthcare security incidents in 2015. For example, hackers used social engineering tactics such as fraudulent emails (“phishing”) to gain the trust of employees then manipulated them into disclosing their login credentials.
The session will discuss the evolving threats and effective defense strategies through real-world case studies and how the human element of creativity in these type of attacks must be met with an equally creative and human response.
“With the rise of breaches related to social engineering, healthcare organizations need to be ready to defend against these powerful attacks,” says Mr. Campbell. Following the educational session, Redspin will have copies of its newly released Breach Report 2015 at its booth #9908 located in the Cyber Security Command Center.
Redspin, an CynergisTek Company is a trusted leader in cyber security for the healthcare industry. Since 2001, the company has offered IT security assessments, consulting and managed services to protect critical infrastructure and confidential data. Redspin helps healthcare organizations maintain compliance and reduce overall security risk by providing HIPAA risk assessments, penetration testing, social engineering, and security program development services. Through its Redspin Risk Manager™ application, security teams can easily perform risk assessments on projects and business associates mapped to policy, NIST, ISO 27002, PCI and HIPAA. Redspin is an active member of HIMSS and CHIME.
CynergisTek Inc. is a managed print services and IT security company exclusively serving many of the leading hospitals and health systems. In 2015, CynergisTek acquired Redspin. Together the companies serve over 350healthcare customers including covered entities (CE) and business associates (BA).
For more information about Redspin, visit https://www.redspin.com
For more information about CynergisTek, visit https://cynergistek.com
About HIMMS16 | Cyber Security Command Center
HIMSS provides thought leadership, community building, professional development, public policy and events to more than 61,000 individual and 640 corporate members in the healthcare industry. The HIMSS annual conference brings together 40,000+ health IT professionals, clinicians, executives and vendors from around the world. Exceptional education, world-class speakers, cutting-edge health IT products and powerful networking are hallmarks of this industry-leading conference.
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