How Behavioral Security and Privacy Analytics are Shaping the Future of Healthcare Privacy and Security

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Friday, May 12th, 2017
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FairWarning Executive Series Webinar

How Behavioral Security and Privacy Analytics are

Shaping the Future of Healthcare Privacy and Security

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Behavioral Security and Privacy Analytics are Shaping the Future of Healthcare Privacy and Security

In recent years healthcare providers, insurers and life sciences companies have faced an onslaught of information security attacks which have elevated information security to an Executive and Board Level issue.

Key facts about the past years include:

  • 63 % of all breaches involve compromised user credentials1

  • 677 total healthcare breaches affecting 500 or more records from 2015 through 2017 to date2

  • 70% of all breaches begin with an authorized user1

 On this FairWarning Executive Series Webinar you will learn:

  • How to construct multi-layer security defenses specific to healthcare
  • How Behavioral Analytics complement your multi-layer security defense strategy

  • How to improve your ability to detect and even predict breaches

  • How to measurably improve the information security behaviors of your workforce

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About the Speakers

John Houston

Vice President, Information Security and Privacy, and Assistant Counsel
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

John P. Houston is Vice President, Information Security and Privacy, and Associate Counsel for UPMC.  In this position, he has broad accountabilities across the health system, including accountabilities related to privacy, information security, data governance and legal matters associated with the acquisition, licensing, and use of technology.  Mr. Houston is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Biomedical Informatics in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Mr. Houston has been significantly involved in UPMC’s compliance with the privacy and security provisions of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA).  Mr. Houston has testified twice before the United States Senate’s Health, Education, Labor and Pension Committee and once before the US Senate Judiciary Committee.  Mr. Houston also speaks nationally and internationally on a regular basis regarding such topics as health care privacy, information security and health care information systems.

Mr. Houston has participated on both federal and state advisory committees regarding such matters adoption of health information technology and the exchange of health information.  Mr. Houston was also a member of the National Committee on Vital and Health Statistics (NCVHS) from 2002 until 2010.  NCVHS is a public advisory body that makes recommendations to the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services on policies and plans in developing major national systems of health data collection, on coordination of Federal health data requirements, and on the development and adoption of uniform data standards for patient medical records information and electronic exchange of such information.  As a member of NCVHS, Mr. Houston co-chaired the NCVHS Subcommittee on Privacy, Confidentiality, and Security.

Mr. Houston completed his undergraduate studies in 1986 at the University of Pittsburgh and received a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and History.  Mr. Houston later attended the Duquesne University School of Law where he received his Juris Doctor degree in 1994.

Kurt J. Long

CEO and Founder

Kurt Long is the Founder and CEO of FairWarning, a global leader in application security intelligence solutions. FairWarning protects patient information in Electronic Health Records for over 8,500 hospitals and clinics around the world as well as confidential information in financial services companies with over $ 400 Billion assets.

Kurt holds multiple patents around the world related to information security. He has also been involved in the founding of several information security companies that have become public or acquired. Mr. Long is a recognized thought leader in information security, privacy and compliance, and has been featured in dozens of articles, published multiple papers, and has been called on to provide expert testimony before governments in the U.S. and Europe.

1. Verizon Enterprise Solutions. “Verizon Data Breach Investigations Reports: Verizon 2016 Data Breach Investigations Report.” 27 Apr. 2016. Web. 06 Apr. 2017
2. U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. “U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights Breach Portal: Notice to the Secretary of HHS Breach of Unsecured Protected Health Information.” Web. 06 Apr. 2017