HEALTHCARE SECURITY FORUM: A HIMSS EVENT

Boston, MA
Oct. 15-16, 2018

Chad Wilson

Director, IT Security
Children's National Medical Director

Chad Wilson is a strategically oriented leader who excels in innovation, communication throughout the enterprise, team building, and excels in complex problem solving where business objectives drive technology solutions. Astutely recognizes critical technology trends and is first to align with business goals. A former Officer of Marines, his 20 years of proven leadership and vision have been instrumental to address the rapidly evolving intersection of consumer and business platforms. As a proven senior advisor to executives, Wilson is responsible for implementing an acceptable level of information technology risk in order to achieve business objectives. He has direct knowledge and experience leading programs responsible for all aspects of information systems program development and implementation, IT management best practices, risk management, information/cyber security and assurance, infrastructure protection, and auditing compliance (COBIT, ITIL, FISMA, HIPAA, SOX, ISO standards).

October 15, 2018
9:50am - 10:30am
America Ballroom

If you think of healthcare security as a three-act play, we are now well into the second act, and orgs that have not kept up (and there are many), face more danger than they likely imagine.

Key second act themes:

  • Healthcare orgs shift resources from prevention to incident response. It’s not if, but when you’ll be breached. To safeguard patient safety and business continuity, organizations must respond and recover quickly.
  • Information sharing has grown in importance.
  • Security leaders recognize the need to optimize existing technology rather than buy the next shiny object.
  • Automation and manage services help offset a shrinking talent pool.
  • Awareness training sits center stage.

The list goes on.

In this session, our expert speakers will discuss these and other key features of healthcare security’s second act. Importantly, they’ll provide guidance to help organizations stuck in the first act move to the second act and create a more resilient security posture.

As for the third act, they’ll have some thoughts on that, too.

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