The CISO Stories Podcast Episode #15 – May 04, 2021

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1. Effective Health Care Security is More Than HIPAA!! – 10:00 AM-10:30 AM

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Healthcare security today is much more complex with integrated clinical systems and connected community networks. No longer are the medical records stored with a single provider. Join this podcast to learn how one Healthcare CISO is forging relationships and having the appropriate risk-based discussions at the right levels to address the challenge. 

To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/CISOCOMPASS_Erik_Decker_Article.pdf

Decker, E. 2019. Healthcare Cybersecurity. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 106. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald

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Erik Decker

Erik Decker – AVP & CISO at Intermountain Healthcare


Erik Decker a Healthcare CISO with 21 years of IT experience and 15 years within Information Security. He is the industry lead of the HHS CSA 405(d) Task Group and responsible for the development of the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) publication, which was recently designated as a “recognized cybersecurity practice” within PL 116-321, which amended HIPAA/HITECH. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, a joint public-private partnership group tasked with protecting Critical Infrastructure, as defined under the National Infrastructure Protection Plan.



Todd Fitzgerald- Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative


Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.