ESET Researcher to Present "Mobile Medical Data Fraud: A Cautionary Tale" at the HIMSS Cybersecurity Summit, DC

Nov 03, 2015, 14:45 ET from ESET

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive protection for more than two decades, announced today that Stephen Cobb, senior security researcher, will be presenting "Mobile Medical Data Fraud: A Cautionary Tale" at Booth 1405 at the Health Information Management Systems Society (HIMSS) Cybersecurity Summit on November 10 in Washington, DC.

Mobile health initiatives have the potential to expose electronic health records and other sensitive data to theft and abuse. Cobb tells a chilling story of what can happen to purloined information -- from the inner workings of virtual dark markets to the reality of life-threatening medical fraud.


"Mobile Medical Data Fraud: A Cautionary Tale"


Stephen Cobb, senior security researcher, ESET


November 10, 2015 — 1:30 p.m. – 1:50 p.m. ET


CyberSecurity Command Center, Booth 1405, Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington, DC


ESET will also be showcasing its IT solutions that enable healthcare organizations to address security challenges, ensure business continuity and improve overall compliance posture. ESET's security solutions address HIPAA and HITECH compliance, balance patient privacy with clinician access and protect against malware to keep systems secure.

ESET solutions are light on resources, easy to manage and effective against advanced malware threats. Healthcare organizations are more productive and better enabled to meet compliance requirements by simplifying IT security, allowing them to focus on patient care and outcomes.

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