Cyber Threats Call for Immediate Action: Hear From FBI and Other Security and Privacy Leaders at 2016 PHI Protection Network Conference

Learn How Criminals Are Accessing Healthcare Information and What You Can Do

Jan 26, 2016, 09:00 ET from PHI Protection Network

PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Risks to healthcare data are at an all-time high, with cyber-attacks now the leading cause of data breaches. New approaches in 2016 are required to safeguard protected health information (PHI), respond to new data threats, and address the rise in cyber-crime. At the 2016 PHI Protection Network Conference, taking place March 17-18, 2016 in Philadelphia, attendees will hear from state and federal agencies and practicing security and privacy professionals about the latest threats and what organizations can do. To register, visit

  • What: 2016 PHI Protection Network Conference
  • When: March 17-18, 2016
  • Where: Royal Sonesta, Philadelphia
  • To register:

Key topics to be presented include:

  • Explore Evolving Health Care Threat Gamut: Employee Negligence to Criminal Attacks
  • Does Cyber Insurance Adequately Cover Cyber Attacks?
  • How to Respond To a Cyber Attack from a Nation State or Sophisticated Crime Ring
  • From the Front Lines: Health Care Information Security Trends and Best Practices
  • How to Manage Regulatory Issues When a Cyber Attack Hits
  • Engaging Practitioners in PHI Security for a Holistic Security Strategy
  • Data Breach Response Done Right
  • The Impact of a Cyber Hack on Telemedicine
  • The Bottom Line: What is the Financial Impact of a Data Breach to Your Organization?
  • Making the Business Case for Enhanced PHI Protection

Key speakers include:

  • Richard Goldberg, Assistant U.S. Attorney, Chief of the Economic Crimes Unit, Pennsylvania
  • Sean Hoar, partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Kimberly Holmes, Vice President, OneBeacon Insurance Group
  • Stephen Heaney, FBI Supervisory Special Agent
  • Paul Kissel, Senior Intelligence Advisor for the Office of the Intelligence
  • Winston Krone, Managing Director, Kivu Consulting
  • Olivia Olson, FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Major Cyber Crimes Unit
  • Meredith Phillips, Chief Privacy Officer, Henry Ford Health System
  • Leslie Sandberg, Division Administrator, Clinical Research Division, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
  • Michael Stawasz, Deputy Chief for Computer Crime, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Ben Stone, FBI Supervisory Special Agent

For a complete list of speakers, visit

About PPN 

PPN is an interactive network of PHI protectors and solutions providers. This cross-industry group was formed to help expedite the adoption of PHI best practices. Many members contributed to the report The Financial Impact of Breached Protected Health Information: A Business Case for Enhanced PHI Security—calling for enhanced security to safeguard protected health information—issued in March 2012 with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), via its Identity Theft Prevention and Identity Management Standards Panel (IDSP), in partnership with The Shared Assessments Program, and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA).  Visit for more information about PPN.


SOURCE PHI Protection Network