Cybersecurity and Privacy

HIMSS21 Keynote Panel Hosts Critical Conversation on Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks

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A panel of esteemed experts led by Admiral Mike Rodgers, former National Security Agency director under President Obama, will provide an in-depth review of the cybersecurity challenges facing healthcare organizations at a HIMSS21 keynote session.

The State of Healthcare Cybersecurity Today: A Comprehensive Overview will take place from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. PT Tuesday, Aug. 10., in the Venetian Palazzo Ballroom.

In addition to Rogers, speakers include Michael Coates, Former CISO, Twitter; Former Head of Security, Mozilla; Katie Moussouris, Founder & CEO, Luta Security; and Alex Stamos, Former Chief Security Officer, Facebook; Former CISO, Yahoo. The conversation will be moderated by Cris Ross, CIO, Mayo Clinic and Chair, HIMSS Board of Directors.

Virtually no industry is unaffected by the many cybersecurity incidents unfolding at unprecedented levels across the globe. Cybersecurity is the backbone of normal and safe operations at all healthcare organizations, and healthcare professionals must know how to minimize risk and exposure to threats such as ransomware and data leaks.

This keynote offers the latest information on how to lead an organization to survive these turbulent cybersecurity times, to be more resilient against aggressive cyberattacks and to be well positioned to protect patients.

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