Mistakes I’ve Made: Confessions of a Healthcare CISO

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In seconds, cyberattacks can undo time and resources spent building a solid business. While organizations adapt to keep pace in a chaotic landscape, their cybersecurity leaders are rethinking their approach to digital security. This is because new ways of doing business – like pivoting to telehealth or online school – can create gaps in security that allow cybercriminals a way into systems.

Simply put, traditional cybersecurity practices are inadequate against an influx of new threats.

Join us to understand the most common security program mistakes and hear real-life examples of how they can be prevented. Explore how organizations that pursue intelligence-driven cybersecurity will be best positioned for managing risk, identifying threats and maintaining successful operations.

What You’ll Learn

  • New insights into everyday security challenges
  • Real-world common mistakes made in healthcare security
  • Possible solutions and new ways of looking at these mistakes

Our Panelists


Frank Negro

Advisory Consulting Healthcare and Life Sciences Solutions

NTT DATA Services

Frank and his group consult on the strategic issues related to healthcare information systems and environments. This work includes planning for mergers, acquisitions and divestitures, healthcare information security programs, systems selections, strategic project planning and leadership, and enterprise data architecture. He has been active with local and regional IT and planning groups, served on the boards of a home health care agency and a regional HIE and has long been an active volunteer in his community.


Stephen C. Dunkle

Chief Information Security Officer

Geisinger Health System

Steve has more than 40 years of experience in the information and physical security field. His professional tenure includes senior security leadership positions at Dow Corning Corporation, American Fidelity Assurance, Fleming/Core-Mark, Sallie Mae, Publix Super Markets, The Mosaic Company, and others. Steve specializes in information and cybersecurity program development and IT risk management.


Sushila Nair

Vice President of Security Services and Chief, Digital Office

NTT DATA Services

Sushila has 20 years’ experience in computing infrastructure, business and security. She has consulted in many diverse areas including telecommunications, risk analysis, credit card fraud, and has served as a legal expert witness. She has worked with the insurance industry in Europe and America on methods of underwriting e-risk insurance based on ISO27001. She is a published author and experienced speaker on diverse subjects ranging from managing risk to designing security baselines.


Bruce Snell

Director of Emerging Threats and Disruptive Technologies

NTT Security

Bruce has more than 20 years of experience in the information security industry. He uses this experience to help large organizations around the world develop long-term security strategies and short-term tactical solutions for their cybersecurity needs. His experience with IoT security covers automotive, medical, home and industrial industries. Bruce is currently the co-host of the award-winning podcast, “Hackable?”