Free Executive Web Briefing Courtesy Of Netsmart

December 9, 2020 | 1:00 p.m. Eastern

Healthcare organizations are often at risk of cyberattacks due to a lack of dedicated IT and reliance on traditional reactive approaches. To learn how to protect your data, register now to join Randy Pargman, Binary Defense Senior Director of Threat Hunting and Counterintelligence; Sharon Hicks, MBA, MSW, OPEN MINDS Senior Associate; and Mike Murray, Netsmart Director of Plexus Technologies, as they map the risk landscape and provide guidance for safeguarding your organization.


Agenda

  • Cyber threats in healthcare
  • Impacts of a data breach
  • Best practices for securing your data

Featured Speakers

Sharon Hicks, Senior Associate, OPEN MINDS

Sharon Hicks, MBA, MSW, has more than 20 years of experience in the health and human service field. She has extensive expertise and a wide range of experience in health plan management, clinical operations management, and technology. A recognized thought leader among her peers, Ms. Hicks is a regular keynote speaker at industry conferences and association meetings, as well as an author of hundreds of articles and resources for professionals in both clinical and executive roles.

Prior to joining OPEN MINDS, Ms. Hicks spent two decades in a number of executive positions within the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) system. She served as the Chief Operating Officer for Community Care Behavioral HealthUPMC’s managed behavioral health organization responsible for $800 million in annual revenue. At Community Care, Ms. Hicks was responsible for all aspects of the organization’s operations, including fiscal, information systems, the claims processing department, and the design of clinical systems. She also managed the day-to-day operations of human resources, facilities, purchasing, and security.

Mike Murray, Director of Plexus Technologies, Netsmart

With over 20 years of experience in healthcare and information technology, Mike Murray currently serves as director of Plexus Technologies at Netsmart. Responsible for managing best-in-class technology partnerships and providing technical expertise in the area of cloud technologies and information security, Murray draws on his extensive background in data center solutions and security to best serve clients.

Randy Pargman, Senior Director of Threat Hunting and Counterintelligence, Binary Defense

Randy Pargman is the Senior Director of Threat Hunting and Counterintelligence at Binary Defense. In this role, Randy leads the Threat Hunting team in reverse engineering malware and developing new techniques for detecting signs of emerging threats and attacker behavior that evade or defeat traditional security solutions. He also leads the Counterintelligence and Intelligence Operations Teams in researching threat actors, finding threat information on Darknet hidden websites, criminal forums, dump sites and social media platforms.

Joining Binary Defense in 2019, Pargman had previously spent 15 years at the Federal Bureau of Investigation as a Senior Computer Scientist with the Cyber Task Force based in Seattle, Washington as well as the global Cyber Action Team.

Randy has earned the FBI Director’s Award for Excellence in Technical Advancement as well as the FBI Medal of Excellence. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Registration for this executive web briefing has been provided at no charge courtesy of Netsmart.

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About Netsmart

Netsmart designs, builds and delivers electronic health records (EHRs), solutions and services that are powerful, intuitive and easy-to-use. Our platform provides accurate, up-to-date information that is easily accessible to care team members in behavioral health, care at home, senior living and social services. We make the complex simple and personalize, so our clients can concentrate on what they do best: provide services and treatment that support whole-person care.

By leveraging the powerful Netsmart network, care providers can seamlessly and securely integrate information across communities, collaborate on the most effective treatments and improve outcomes for those in their care. Our streamlined systems and personalized workflows put relevant information at the fingertips of users when and where they need it.

For 50 years, Netsmart has been committed to providing a common platform to integrate care. SIMPLE. PERSONAL. POWERFUL.

Our more than 2,300 associates work hand-in-hand with our 600,000+ users in more than 35,000 organizations across the U.S. to develop and deploy technology that automates and coordinates everything from clinical to financial to administrative.

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