HIMSS at RSA 2019

RSA 2019: Insider's look at the premier cybersecurity conference

Healthcare IT News and HIMSS TV covered RSA 2019 live! In San Francisco, the conference's overarching themes were emerging cybersecurity technologies (AI and machine learning, anyone?) as well as the human element, including the need for more diverse infosec teams and modernizing the security culture to empower professionals to better respond in times of crisis.

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California is leading the way with new state privacy regulations designed to better protect consumers and their data, but CynergisTek EVP Angela Rivera asks: How prepared are organizations?

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Angelique Carson, editor of The Privacy Advisor at IAPP, says that despite the moaning and groaning leading up to the General Data Protection Regulation, now that it's in place EU citizens are better protected.

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Users are no longer the weakest link in the security chain, claims Adrien Gendre, chief solutions architect at Vade Secure, who discusses the biggest threats to email security and AI-originated phishing attacks.

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There are unique security challenges of the healthcare industry, including a skills shortage and regulatory landscape, according to Mimecast’s Josh Douglas and Dino DiMarino, who share how to meet those challenges.

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Joyce Brocaglia, CEO of Alta Associates and founder of Executive Women's Forum, details the need to fill board of director seats with people with security skills as well as diversifying cybersecurity teams.

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The major themes at RSA include AI skepticism, challenges with diversity and workforce development, and how to incorporate agile tactics into cybersecurity best practices, says Tom Sullivan, editor-in-chief of Healthcare IT News.

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SAN FRANCISCO — RSA 2019 kicked off here with bold plans for the future including unleashing new...

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Maggie Brunner, program director of Cybersecurity, Emergency Communications & Technology with the National Governors Association, discusses trends in state security, compliance and strategies.

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Security controls on devices will predictably degrade through entropy and new care models are giving rise to emerging security threats, warns Josh Mayfield, director of security strategy at Absolute.

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Cindy Cohn, executive director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, offers advice on how companies can improve their products in terms of security and privacy.

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SAN FRANCISCO — VMware CEO Pat Gelsinger came out strong by saying that security companies have...

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Jason Johnson, information security officer at Marin General Hospital and HIMSS Northern California Chapter president-elect, explains the importance of a security leader keeping the faith of users. 

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SAN FRANCISCO — Artificial intelligence and machine learning hold as much promise, and perhaps...

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John Muir Health CISO Tom August compiled a bingo card with terms such as AI, machine learning, DevSecOps and threat hunting to elevate the infosec dialogue.

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"I think it’s time to rewrite our playbook," said Mary O’Brien, general manager, IBM Security, about the need to embrace an agile approach to security.

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SAN FRANCISCO – What cybersecurity teams need in this evolving and increasingly sophisticated...

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SAN FRANCISCO — SANS Institute here at RSA 2019 on Thursday listed new types of cybersecurity...

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Christina Maslach, professor of psychology at UC Berkeley, and Josh Corman, chief security officer of PTC, speak Thursday at RSA in San Francisco.

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SAN FRANCISCO —Burnout. For healthcare pros, the term conjures frustrated clinicians, nurses and...

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Special Agent M.K. Palmore explains how healthcare organizations can get involved with the FBI to tackle cyber-security threats.

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Why your cybersecurity team should be as diverse as its challenges

Ann Johnson, corporate vice president of cybersecurity solutions at Microsoft, onstage at RSA 2019.

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SAN FRANCISCO — Diverse cybersecurity teams are not just about feeling good or making a positive...

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SAN FRANCISCO — NTT Security on Tuesday announced here at RSA 2019 that it is acquiring WhiteHat...

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Oscar Miranda and Ellen Sundra speaking at RSA 2019 in San Francisco.

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SAN FRANCISCO — With Gartner predicting some 20 billion IoT devices that will be connected by...

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FBI Director Christopher Wray: ‘Today’s cybersecurity threat is bigger than government itself’

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SAN FRANCISCO — Christopher Wray, the director of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation,...

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SAN FRANCISCO — Artificial intelligence and machine learning hold as much promise, and perhaps...

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