Reviewing Basic Cybersecurity Measures for Comprehensive Data Protection

August 15th, 2017 1:00PM EDT

Healthcare cybersecurity threats continue to evolve, pushing organizations of all sizes to ensure that they are utilizing the right tools for protecting sensitive data. Ransomware, malware, and hacking are just the beginning. Organizations cannot afford to not invest in cybersecurity. 

Even small, rural providers need to understand the benefits of cybersecurity investments. Employee training and technological tools are both critical in the process. 

But what are the basic cybersecurity frameworks that can benefit healthcare organizations? Why is OCR stressing the importance of proper response to data security incidents?

This webcast will provide guidance on:
  • Improving your organization's cybersecurity knowledge base
  • Why preparation is key: It is not a matter of "if" but "when" an entity will face a data breach
  • Strong response: federal regulation necessitates providers have timely and proper responses to data security incidents

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Phil Alexander
Director of Information Security
UMC Health System

Phil Alexander is the Director of Information Security Officer & ISO at UMC Health System in Lubbock, Texas. He holds a Bachelor’s degree from Troy University and several certifications including Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), HITRUST Practitioner, and Certified Chief Information Security Officer (C|CISO). Prior to arriving in Lubbock he spent 14 years in the federal cyber security arena working at 1st AD/Europe, National Security Agency (NSA) and Regional Computer Emergency Response Team – South America (RCERT-S). He has served as a member of the Federal CIP Working group and the Healthcare CSF Implementation Guide working group. His passion is building cyber security programs and teaching how to build cyber security programs.