Key Themes at Texas Health Care Security & Technology Conference

Last month Robert Felps and I were fortunate to attend THA’s inaugural Texas Health Care Security & Technology Conference. Great speakers, wonderful host and facility, collegial atmosphere – a great learning experience overall. Hats off to Fernando Martinez, THA's Chief Digital Officer, and his team for a great couple of days. Here's a brief recap of the key takeaways. REALITY Cyber threats are dynamic. Bill Virtue reminded us that there have been more than 4000 ransomware attacks per da ...

HIMSS 2018 – Take Aways

I attended the national HIMSS 2018 conference in Las Vegas a few weeks ago.  43,000+ roaming loose in Vegas, primarily in a few hotels and the Sands Expo Center.  It was mayhem.  I attended the Cyber Security Symposium all day Monday.  Six sessions focused on cyber security and best practices.  I then attended the keynote speech by Eric Schmidt, the CEO of Alphabet, the parent company of Google. Tuesday was primarily more sessions and a few minutes out in the expo "acres" wandering around trying to ...