Healthcare Privacy and Cybersecurity: Outlook for 2019

January 31, 2019 Mayuri Kumar

Join John Nye, Sr. Director of Cybersecurity Research & Communications, and David Holtzman, VP of Compliance Strategies, for our webinar, “Healthcare Privacy and Cybersecurity: Outlook for 2019,” on Thursday, January 31st (from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm CST).

The two will discuss emerging issues that they predict will trend in 2019. Some of the top security concerns will likely include medical devices are now a patient safety issue and the large data breaches caused by third-party vendors. On the privacy side, they will discuss how state data protection laws will continue to change the face of health information privacy and analyze what is the likelihood that Congress will pass potential federal privacy legislation. Together, Holtzman and Nye will give insight into what is coming and will trend in healthcare IT and discuss how the industry should be preparing.

Learning Objectives:

  • Understand the changes in approach and governance of risk management.
  • Analyze how medical devices are more than just a security threat and are becoming more common to be a patient safety issue.
  • Explain why third-party risks and breaches are occurring more frequently.
  • Describe how state governments are taking the lead in protecting health information and evaluate the potential for federal privacy law changes.
  • Assess the cybersecurity workforce shortage and discuss how the industry can address this situation.

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Presenter Bio

John NyeSr. Director of Cybersecurity Research & Communication
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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David HoltzmanVice President, Compliance Strategies
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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