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Healthcare Cybersecurity Community

The HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Community provides a monthly forum for thought-leaders (from government, the private sector, and academia) and healthcare constituents to discuss and learn about advancing the state of cybersecurity in our healthcare industry. 

Learn from thought-leaders in the healthcare sector, exchange ideas with your peers, and make a proactive step to improve your healthcare organization’s security posture by joining the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Community today!  This community is open to all HIMSS members. Not a HIMSS member? Learn more about HIMSS membership.

Upcoming Webinars

HIMSS Webinar | December 5, 2019 12-1PM ET

Speaker: Shaun Van Niekerk, Head of IT & Cyber with the Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust, United Kingdom

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HIMSS Webinar | December 19, 2019 2-3PM ET

Speaker: Sanjeev Sah, Chief Information Security Officer with the Medical University of South Carolina

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View archived versions of the Healthcare Cybersecurity Community webinars.

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Volunteer to be a Speaker for a HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Community Webinar

If you would like to present before our HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Community, please submit your topic and a brief description of your speaking proposal to Lee Kim. The proposals must be vendor-neutral, educational in nature, and have healthcare-specific context.

Connect with the HIMSS Healthcare Cybersecurity Community

Join the Healthcare Cybersecurity Community Listserv – Engage with members of the community.

Connect with colleagues across HIMSS

Become a HIMSS Privacy and Security Volunteer

Volunteer on one of the privacy and security task forces or work groups. Participation is open to all HIMSS members and provides excellent opportunities for professional development, networking and active engagement. View further information about these task forces and work groups.

HIMSS Privacy & Security Toolkits

The HIMSS Privacy & Security Toolkits offers new insights and up-to-date information in many areas, and provides resources to assist healthcare organizations and business associates with their privacy and security questions. View the Toolkits

HIMSS Privacy and Security Awareness Initiatives

HIMSS joins the National Cyber Security Alliance to help raise awareness of the importance of online privacy and security. To help achieve this goal HIMSS Champions two NCSA efforts - National Cyber Security Awareness Month and Data Privacy Day – and produces educational resources throughout the year to help users stay safe online. Learn More

View the latest infographic: 2016 Healthcare Organization’s Guide to Keeping Passwords Safe & Secure

HIMSS Healthcare Privacy and Security Podcasts

The HIMSS Healthcare Privacy and Security Podcast series provides educational content on a variety of healthcare privacy and cybersecurity topics. Listen and learn as healthcare privacy and cybersecurity thought-leaders provide valuable perspective on protecting valuable, sensitive information, such as protected health information. Listen to the Podcasts