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Enhancing Hospital Cybersecurity: A Board’s Strategic Role (THA 9.20.23)

Wednesday, September 20, 2023
12:00 pm1:00 pm

Dates: Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. CT

Cost: $195 to NHA members (Per hospital, no charge for additional lines. Those individuals interested in viewing the recording must register separately at the Zoom link prior to the start of the webinar. Zoom will send each individual registered an email containing an access code to view the recording.)

Course Curriculum
Join us for an insightful webinar tailored to hospital board members, exploring the critical role that cybersecurity plays in safeguarding patient data and health care operations. In this session, we will delve into the essential responsibilities and strategic decisions boards need to make to ensure robust cybersecurity measures are in place. From setting governance frameworks and risk tolerance levels to overseeing compliance with health care regulations, attendees will gain a comprehensive understanding of their pivotal role in protecting their hospital's digital infrastructure.

Learning Objectives:

• Why health care is a prime target for attackers and the latest trends in methods of attack and incidents.
• Governance considerations to address cybersecurity including budget allocation, necessary policies.
• How to integrate cybersecurity into the organization’s overall governance framework.
• Laws and regulations to be familiar with to ensure compliance.
• The board’s role should a breach occur.
• Key questions to foster board discussion.

Speaker: Sameer Bhalotra, Co-founder & CEO of ActZero

A leader in building startups, Sameer Bhalotra is an industry veteran with 15 years’ experience in cybersecurity. As Co-founder and CEO of ActZero, Sameer is driving the company’s strategy and its evolution as the industry’s leading Managed Detection and Response Service provider.
His experience spans the U.S. Government, leading research universities, and the security products industry. Most recently, he served as Co-founder and CEO of StackRox, acquired by IBM; and as a cybersecurity executive at Google.
He also served in the U.S. government in various roles including Senior Director for Cybersecurity on the National Security Council staff at the White House and Cybersecurity & Technology Lead for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.
Sameer holds a Ph.D. in Applied Physics from Stanford University, and a B.A. in Physics & Chemistry from Harvard University.