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Cybersecurity Forum

Sunday, February 19, 2017 | 8:00am - 4:30pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Orlando, Orlando Ballroom 
Fee: $350 (member); $395 (non-member)

Healthcare’s Cybersecurity Journey: Posturing for the Present and the Future

Presented by HIMSS & CHIME

Many healthcare organizations have significantly evolved their cybersecurity programs to keep up with attacks and compromises from internal and external threat actors. This forum will explore lessons learned, current challenges, and the road ahead in the cybersecurity journey. Healthcare providers, business associates, vendors and others will share their experiences and insight by providing practical information that healthcare organizations can use to gauge and improve their security postures.

Overall Learning Objectives: 

  • Explain past significant cyber attacks affecting the healthcare sector and lessons learned in recovery and resilience
  • Describe the current threat and vulnerability landscape for the healthcare sector, including with regard to patient safety
  • Recognize the hallmarks of an amateur hacker versus a professional, sponsored hacker
  • Illustrate how sophisticated attacks can be defended against, even on a budget
  • Assess the healthcare sector’s readiness for future attacks and compromises and recommend next steps to improve the state of readiness for the future

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