San Francisco, CA
May 11-12, 2017

Chris Logan

Senior Healthcare Business Strategist

Chris Logan joined VMware in October, 2015, and in his role he is responsible enabling healthcare clients to achieve their strategic outcomes through the implementation of VMware’s solutions. Chris most recently was the chief information security officer for Care New England Health System located in Providence, R.I., where his role was providing security and technology leadership and enabling positive business outcomes for the organization and its partners.

Chris has been in the IT community for 20 years were his main focus has been delivering Information Security and Privacy in both an operational and strategic capacity, spanning both public and private sector organizations.  He has also worked in security leadership roles at Lifespan Corporation, Century Bank, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and he served in the United States Marine Corps. Chris is also a professor at Providence College in their school of business, where he provides instruction to graduate students on the management of technology and operations and service management. He holds multiple industry certifications which include the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential from the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium as well as an MBA from Bryant University.

Logan has assisted the organizations that he has served by architecting systems and solutions that address their strategic, financial and operational objectives. He has extensive leadership experience in the areas of information security, privacy, compliance, continuity planning, standards adoption and implementation, vendor management and IT leadership. He is a past advisory board member for multiple technology solution providers and is a frequent speaker on topics related to information security and privacy.

May 11, 2017
10:05am - 10:45am
Grand Ballroom

The threat landscape is changing and hackers have become much more dangerous and disruptive to healthcare. New and emerging attacks are more impactful because they interrupt services and communications. They can cripple an organization by taking down its infrastructure and internet connections, and, most alarmingly, this poses a major risk to patient care.

Whether its identity theft, ransomware (extortion), targeting employees through increasingly creative phishing emails, or myriad other attacks, hackers have healthcare squarely in their sights.

In this opening state-of-the-industry discussion, our panel of seasoned healthcare security veterans survey the threat landscape and explain what they are doing to counter hackers.

Key discussion points:

  • Enhancing network integrity.
  • Increasing threat awareness through better detection.
  • Strengthening data loss prevention and other solutions to stop data exfiltration.
  • More

Attendees will also have ample opportunity to ask questions.


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