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Prepare and Protect Virtual Event

With the recent alert from CISA, FBI and HHS on cyber actors threatening US Healthcare, WEDI is offering a one-day event addressing the threat to our industry. Latest updates from government leadership, how to prepare your organization, lessons learned from those who have experienced a ransomware attack, and how to respond practically and legally.

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Prepare and Protect; The Threat of Ransomware to the US Health Industry

The Evolution of Ransomware; Guidance on Preparation and Vigilance

Time: 11:00am- 11:30am EST

Jeanette Manfra, Director of Government Security and Compliance, Google Cloud

OCR Ransomware Guidance and HIPAA Security Rule Provisions

Time: 11:30am- 12:00pm EST

Nicholas Heesters, Senior Advisor for Cybersecurity HHS Office of Civil Rights (OCR)

Incident Response Guidance; How to Respond Practically and Legally

Time: 12:00pm – 12:30pm EST

Lee Kim, Director of Privacy & Security, HIMSS

Iliana Peters, Shareholder, Polsinelli

HIMSS Survey

Understanding the Threat- Ransomware and the Healthcare Industry

Time: 1:00pm- 1:30pm EST

Greg Singleton, Director, Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3), HHS

Invest in Your Security; Best Practices for Cybersecurity Planning and Infrastructure

Time: 1:30pm – 2:00pm EST

Kevin Charest, Senior VP, Chief Information Security Office, Health Care Service Corporation

After the Storm; Lessons Learned from Ransomware Attacks

Time: 2:00pm- 3:15pm EST

John Klimek, Senior VP Industry Information Technology, NCPDP

Andrew Fitzpatrick, Operations and Licensing, X12

Adam Dean, Senior Security Specialist, GreyCastle Security

Get Your Playbook Ready; Preparation and Protection for the Future

Time: 3:15pm- 4:00pm EST

Julie Chua, Risk Management Branch Chief, HHS

Lee Barrett, Executive Director and CEO, EHNAC

Erik Decker, Chief Security and Privacy Officer, University of Chicago Medicine

Resources: 405(d), Email Phishing Attacks, Insider/accidental/intentional Data Loss, Loss or Theft of Data, Medical Devices, Ransomware, HYH Ransomware

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