HEALTHCARE SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT
Boston, MA - September 11 - 13, 2017
Paul Kerr is the chief information security officer at Reading Health System and also is senior director of the Program Management Office. He has designed, built, and managed information security programs for highly regulated industries for 20 years including many highly recognizable financial institutions and government agencies.
Prior to selecting information security as a profession, Paul specialized in visual processing. He clinically diagnosed and remediated children and adults with profound reading disabilities. Also, he led work to optimize helicopter cockpit display scanning by pilots for the Office of Naval Research.
Paul graduated from Swarthmore College and has advanced degrees from Temple University (M.Ed.) and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Ph.D) plus multiple professional certifications in risk management, IT governance, information security and program management.
The current regulatory environment does not give healthcare providers specific guidance on addressing medical device security - but that doesn't mean you can't take action. In this session, speakers with first-hand experience assessing and developing successful medical device security programs share their insights and leading practices.
Discussion points will address: