Code Red: HIMSS' Cybersecurity Podcast

Episode #6: The Financial Implications of Cybersecurity

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Duration: 
25:15

Let’s accept the fact that we want to feel secure in some way, whether it is secure in our jobs, our relationships, or our personal safety and wellbeing.  We want the best for our families, our business endeavors or, as in healthcare, for the other people for whom we have some degree of responsibility.  But how do you place a value on the effort we make to create a secure environment?  

 

In this episode of Code Red, we talk with Fred Cox, Director of Information Security at Varian Medical Systems about the financial implications of cybersecurity, including direct and indirect costs of security, the idea of table stakes and behavior analytics, and at which point the concept of cybersecurity’s ROI can effectively be considered.  

 

This Episode’s Guest

Fredrick Cox, CISSP
Director, Information Security
Varian Medical Systems
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This Episode’s Audience Ask

What does your organization quantify the finanical implications of cybersecurity? Send us a voice memo from your smart phone with your thoughts. You can send them to codred@himss.org and we will play them on the air at the end of our next episode. 

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