Jigar Kadakia has more than 17 years of information security experience across multiple industries, with a focus on health care delivery and projects such as HIPAA/HITECH assessments, Meaningful Use assessment, ICD-10 related implementations, privacy program assessments and implementations, IT internal audit, and business associate risk management.
Kadakia is a leader in the healthcare information security and privacy space and has spoken at many security and privacy forums, roundtables and conferences. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Cincinnati and a Master in Business Administration from Xavier University. He is CISSP, CIPP and HITRUST Certified. He is also certified in Risk and Information System Controls.
Jigar Kadakia is CISO of Partners HealthCare, one of the most respected healthcare organizations in the country, and in this session he’ll review four breaches that hit Partners or an affiliate hospital in 2015.
Jigar possesses a wealth of security knowledge and communicates it clearly, and in this session he’ll give attendees a ringside seat to every security professional’s worst nightmare. Along the way, he’ll review Partners’ security infrastructure and discuss the organization’s approach to security monitoring, event containment, mitigation and more.
Jigar will end the session by sharing lessons learned and best practices.
This is the first of several sessions throughout the day that will walk attendees through a breach from discovery to containment and resolution. In the process, Jigar and other speakers will share information and insights that only real-life experiences can provide, and give attendees the rare chance to see how their security programs stack up to some of the best in the business.