Boston, MA
Sheraton Boston Hotel
Sep. 11-13, 2017

Shenny Sheth

Information Security Officer
Texas Children's Hospital

Shenny Sheth is a former State of Texas cybersecurity officer who brings expertise in multi-year program planning, identifying frameworks, and tailoring safeguards to the Texas Children's, the 4th best recognized hospital system in the nation.

Within the CISO office, Shenny leads personnel responsible for integrating and applying governance processes to catalog, prioritize and mitigate threats targeting information resources.

For architecture & engineering teams Shenny translates risks and the CISO's objectives to develop milestones that realize vision for a robust cyber assurance. His passions include working to attain operational, reporting and compliance excellence for the enterprise.

Shenny is a former president of the Austin Citizen Police Academy and holds membership in the FBI’s National InfraGard Program. He maintains relevant certifications, keeps abreast of changes in laws and ensures effective implementation of new capabilities. Shenny assists with screening cyber talent, adequately training or otherwise augmenting with outside services to retain knowledge assets. He daily collaborates with IT, HR, legal, finance, supply chain, and emergency management areas and leads forensic response when applicable.

Shenny is a University of Houston engineering graduate.



September 12, 2017
2:05pm - 2:35pm
Constitution B

Mobile devices allow employees to access information resources wherever they are, whenever they need. The small form factor, constant internet access, and powerful mobile applications are already improving workforce productivity. Yet mobile devices may be lost or stolen. And compromised mobile device may allow remote access to sensitive on premise data, or any other data that the user has entrusted to the device.

The question is this: How do you implement a security policy that secures mobile devices and doesn’t slow clinician efficiency? In this session, we’ll hear how Texas Children’s Hospital, one of the best pediatric facilities in the world has done just that.

Key discussion points:

  • Clinical Innovation with Internet of Things (IoT).
  • Cybersecurity Implications.
  • Technical/architectural safeguard and approach.
  • Clinician education and adoption.

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