Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum

December 6 - 7, 2021
| Digital

Healthcare Data Security is Advancing Fast

With the rapid expansion of technologies such as telehealth, remote monitoring and wearables, healthcare organizations must rigorously protect the privacy and security of information. Healthcare security professionals have access to secure, expanded, interconnected health IT systems made up of teleworking staff and patients utilizing remote care technology—all while hackers work feverishly to exploit these challenges.

The Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum will bring together top healthcare security experts to address risk management best practices that protect patients and remote staff, preventative measures to combat increasing data security risks and new challenges on the horizon. Hear different perspectives on how the recent healthcare cybersecurity revolution will transform privacy precautions and standards forever.

Key Program Takeaways

  • Examine recent threats and prepare for emerging exploitative actors
  • Explore incident response plans and lessons learned from COVID-19
  • Maximize the security of your existing tech investments and new tech solutions
  • Look under the hood at highly recognized healthcare organizations’ information security strategies
  • Dig deep into cybersecurity and transformation best practices with respected peers and expert speakers
  • Enable innovation and patient-centric care while safeguarding your organization’s digital footprint

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This year’s program will include sessions on

  • Connecting the needs of business and security
  • Today’s threat landscape: Ransomware and other sophisticated phishing tactics
  • Ransomware prevention and response panels and fireside chats
  • Addressing cybersecurity in organizational governance
  • Cloud security and integration across organizations
  • Telehealth and remote patient care security challenges and solutions
  • External vulnerabilities and how to be aware of them
  • Medical ethics responses as applied to healthcare cybersecurity
  • How AI can be used to combat cybersecurity threats
  • Lessons learned and other healthcare security case studies
  • How to measure effectiveness of cybersecurity strategies
  • Career and future trends for the healthcare cybersecurity sector

Please note, this program is subject to change at any time. The digital-only registration provides access to the live, interactive two-day digital experience, plus extended on-demand access.

Here's What Past Attendees Have Said

"The sessions and overall topics were outstanding. The depth of experience, unique personal and experiential diversity and professionalism of the speakers and panelists were excellent; driving great discussions around new approaches to existing challenges and raising topics that will become the basis for debate for years to come. I was specifically engaged by the discussion around HIPAA and personal ePHI portability. The scope and complexity of this transformation is going to be type of challenge that drives innovation at a scale and speed that existing infrastructures are maturing just-fast enough to handle.”  - Michael Feldman, CISSP, Information Security & Risk Management Executive, Green Leaf Medical, LLC

"Talk about timely and compassionate, this was a godsend of clarity and appropriate language to bring together the healthcare ecosystem—all providers, partners, patients, vendors, governmental voices and entrepreneurs. To hear and see the miracles of five years of technological advancements made in a four-month cycle, I gleaned so much from these two-days.”- Dan Erler, Chief Outcomes Architect, The eHG Group

"HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum is a great opportunity to catch up with latest trends and hear directly from industry leaders how they manage to pursue success during these challenging times. The digital format is very engaging and informative, definitely worth it.”    - Carlo Capello, Director of Product Management & Business Development, Early Warning Services


History of the Healthcare Cybersecurity Forum

Since 2012, industry professionals have turned to the Healthcare Security Forum for practical and insightful information and best practices on combating data and info security risks.



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