Cybersecurity and the Board – How 3 CISOs are Leading the Way

Thursday, January 20th, 2022 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT

Cybersecurity is quickly becoming a board-level issue in healthcare services, enterprises and facilities. Increasingly, chief information security officers are being called in by company boards to present on the strategies and metrics of cybersecurity risks, exposures, breaches, mitigation, systems and technologies.

Learn from three of the top cybersecurity executives in healthcare and the co-inventor of one of the leading cybersecurity automated management and compliance tools.

The panel will discuss the most pressing board-level issues regarding cybersecurity and healthcare, including:
  • Cybersecurity strategy, planning, testing, metrics and reporting for IT infrastructures, telehealth, cloud-based systems and more.
  • Protecting patient information, facilities and network-attached medical devices, and ensuring HIPAA compliance.
  • Ransomware, zero-day, phishing, data breaches, insider threats, and DDoS – limiting the cyber attack surface
  • Budgeting and investing in cybersecurity tools and services


Katie Adams

Katie Adams

Digital health expert and journalist at Becker’s


Anahi Santiago - Nicole Novak

Anahi Santiago

Chief Information Security Officer at ChristianaCare. Former Director of Information Security and Support Services at Albert Einstein Healthcare Network

Nathan Lesser - Nicole Novak

Nathan Lesser

Chief Information Security Officer at Children’s National Hospital. Former Deputy Director of the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence, the U.S. cybersecurity national laboratory part of the National Institute of Standards (NIST)

Steven Ramirez - Nicole Novak

Steven Ramirez

Chief Information Security Officer at UofL Health. Former IT and cybersecurity leader at IBM Watson Health, Change Healthcare, Baptist Health System, and Catholic Health Initiatives. Adjunct Instructor of Cybersecurity: Managing Risk in the Information Age, an online short course at Harvard University

Rick Tracey - Nicole Novak

Rick Tracy

Chief Security Officer at Telos Corporation and co-inventor of the Xacta cybersecurity management and reporting suite