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Webinar: Managing Healthcare Cyber Risks with Zero Trust Security

Healthcare provider organizations (HPOs) can no longer rely on legacy security controls to prevent threat actors from stealing patient data or holding it to ransom. A healthcare ecosystem that includes remote caregiving and thinly-defended medical Internet of Things (IoT) devices requires a cyber risk management strategy based on the Zero Trust security model.

Join us on September 15th for an in-depth analysis of the security challenges and solutions that are shaping the healthcare delivery system. Guest speaker Chris Sherman, Senior Analyst Serving Security and Risk Professionals at Forrester, and Nigel Thompson, VP of Product Marketing at BlackBerry, will discuss:

  • The impact of digital transformation and the mobility revolution on HPOs and the future of healthcare
  • How to preserve the privacy and integrity of patient data in a tele-health environment where caregivers and patients are increasingly working from home
  • Best practice approaches for consistently managing and enforcing security policies across disparate devices and ownership models
  • Why HPOs must adopt a Zero Trust strategy to optimize security and productivity

September 15, 2020
8 AM PT | 11 AM ET | 4 PM BST | 5 PM CEST

Whether you’re a healthcare services provider or consumer, you won’t want to miss this essential security briefing.

Guest Speaker:

Chris Sherman
Senior Analyst Serving Security and Risk Professionals, Forrester

Chris (@ChrisShermanFR) is a Senior Analyst Serving Security and Risk (S&R) Professionals. His research focuses on helping S&R pros make strategic decisions regarding endpoint security (laptops, PCs, smartphones, and tablets) and data privacy, such as how to secure employee-owned devices while meeting industry compliance standards. Chris also leads Forrester's healthcare infosec coverage and has published multiple reports on budgets, priorities, and best practices within the areas of healthcare security and medical device security.

Prior to his role as an analyst, Chris was a researcher on the S&R team, where he helped Forrester clients with insights and best practices in endpoint security, mobile security, cloud security, and data privacy. Chris joined Forrester from Harvard Medical School, where he served as a research associate at Massachusetts General Hospital. He brings with him an extensive background in scientific research, quantitative analysis, and project management.

Chris received his B.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Maine.


Nigel Thompson
VP of Product Marketing, BlackBerry

Nigel Thompson is responsible for the product positioning and messaging of BlackBerry® Spark Suites. He is a seasoned speaker, experienced in topics impacting governments and businesses worldwide, including cybersecurity trends, workflow reformation, and harnessing IoT to accelerate digital transformation. As BlackBerry has transformed how intelligent endpoints are deployed in the enterprise, Nigel has led teams on the positioning, direction, and design of BlackBerry collaboration and productivity services.

Formerly, Nigel was the founder and CEO of CloudSync, one of the first SaaS cloud-based mobile device management solutions on the market. After CloudSync was acquired by Good Technology in 2010, Nigel led his teams as Vice President of Product Design. He joined BlackBerry in 2015 after the company acquired Good Technology. 

Nigel holds a B.S. degree majoring in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from the University of Auckland.

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