Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security Conference

Tuesday, September 5, 2017 to Wednesday, September 6, 2017

NIST and the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Office for Civil Rights (OCR) are co-hosting the 10th annual conference, Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance through HIPAA Security, at the Hyatt Regency, Washington, D.C. The conference will explore the current healthcare cybersecurity landscape and the (HIPAA) Security Rule. The NCCoE will provide updates on its Healthcare sector projects in two presentations. 

On September 5 from 1:45-2:45pm, NCCoE Acting Deputy Director, Tim McBride, along with NIST's Matt Barrett (Cybersecurity Framework) and Rodney Petersen (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education), will be giving updates on healthcare related NISt projects.  and Lead Engineer Sue Wang will be participating in a panel. On September 6 from 10:15-11:15am, NCCoE Cybersecurity Engineer Sue Wang will participate on the panel "Securing Medical Devices and the Internet of Things in the Healthcare Space."