Global Conference 2017

While data breaches like those experienced by Yahoo and the DNC tend to grab the headlines, health care was the most cyber-attacked industry in 2016, and its data security practices lag behind other industries', making it an increasingly desirable target. From electronic medical records to networked medical devices - institutional and personal - these tools have great potential rewards, but also risks in the digital era. Questions will include:

  • Why do health-care industry security practices lag behind other sectors?
  • What threats exist to individuals' privacy and safety, and to this critical piece of national infrastructure?
  • What actions should be taken to address our vulnerabilities, and how are "white hat" hackers helping?


Kim McCleary

Managing Director, FasterCures


Joshua Corman

Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Atlantic Council

Kevin McDonald

Director, Clinical Information Security, Mayo Clinic

Suzanne Schwartz

CDRH Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships, Food and Drug Administration

Mark Wilson

Chief Evangelist, Blackberry

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