healthcare IT

healthcare IT

Events

Dec 92019

Healthcare Security Forum 2019

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Teri Harper

Events

Mar 252019

Texas Regional HIMSS Conference 2019

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Rachel Chism

Events

Oct 172018

SANS Seattle Fall 2018

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Rachel Chism

Events

Apr 22018

HITRUST & AMA Cybersecurity Workshop

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Rachel Chism

Events

Sep 122017

athenahealth MDP Conference

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Kim Ross

Events

May 92017

HITRUST 2017

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Kim Ross

Nov 42015

Healthcare Industry Faces ‘Kobayashi Maru’ Scenario

As far as cyber security analogies go, this one is out there. Way out there in the “neutral zone.” But bear with us. SC Magazine’s recent story, “The High Cost of Staying Protected: Security Expenses,” sheds light on the disturbing trend of CISOs, IT teams and security departments being asked to do so much more […]

Sep 242014

The Hidden Danger Zone in Healthcare IT

| Chief Information Security Officer

If you work in healthcare IT and you’re committed to airtight security and compliance, you might consider yourself on top of your game. Building a strong security program, identifying risks and instituting corrective measures and smart policies – hopefully you know all of the right moves by now. Yet there’s a common risk in healthcare […]

Kurt Hagerman

Chief Information Security Officer

Kurt Hagerman has over twenty-five years in the field of information technology, including over 6 years as Chief Information Security Officer at Armor. He is responsible for the governance, risk and compliance side of the security mission for customer facing products. He regularly consults with Armor prospects and customers on PCI, HIPAA and financial services regulations and helps them understand how these regulations impact their business and how Armor can help them meet their regulatory responsibilities. Kurt regularly speaks and writes on information security topics in the payments and health care spaces as well as on cloud security. He holds CISA and CISSP certifications and is an active participant with local chapters of ISACA, CSA and ISSA.

Prior to joining Armor, he was a Managing Director and national PCI Practice Director for Coalfire Systems, Inc., a leading IT Security GRC company. Kurt has conducted hundreds of security reviews and audits across a number of industries including the payment space, healthcare, financial services and higher education. During his twenty-five plus years in the field of information technology, he has held a wide number of positions encompassing many IT and security disciplines including: network engineering; systems engineering; security engineering; and IT/Security auditing and compliance.

Jun 172014

PHI in the Cloud: Caveat Emptor

| Chief Information Security Officer

Anyone in healthcare IT knows that protected health information (PHI) and the cloud seem made for each other. Speed, scalability, reliability: no wonder so many organizations want to leverage the cloud. Many of them are especially lured in by provider claims of flawless data availability and perfect compliance. I can’t blame them; most of these […]

Kurt Hagerman

Chief Information Security Officer

Kurt Hagerman has over twenty-five years in the field of information technology, including over 6 years as Chief Information Security Officer at Armor. He is responsible for the governance, risk and compliance side of the security mission for customer facing products. He regularly consults with Armor prospects and customers on PCI, HIPAA and financial services regulations and helps them understand how these regulations impact their business and how Armor can help them meet their regulatory responsibilities. Kurt regularly speaks and writes on information security topics in the payments and health care spaces as well as on cloud security. He holds CISA and CISSP certifications and is an active participant with local chapters of ISACA, CSA and ISSA.

Prior to joining Armor, he was a Managing Director and national PCI Practice Director for Coalfire Systems, Inc., a leading IT Security GRC company. Kurt has conducted hundreds of security reviews and audits across a number of industries including the payment space, healthcare, financial services and higher education. During his twenty-five plus years in the field of information technology, he has held a wide number of positions encompassing many IT and security disciplines including: network engineering; systems engineering; security engineering; and IT/Security auditing and compliance.

May 192014

The Healthcare IT Conversation We Should Be Having

| Chief Information Security Officer

I recently attended several IT healthcare events and participated in various sessions. I was not surprised that discussions about big data, analytics and data sharing are top priorities for healthcare organizations working to ensure that cloud technologies are used to improve patient care and help make life and death decisions when it matters most. I […]

Kurt Hagerman

Chief Information Security Officer

Kurt Hagerman has over twenty-five years in the field of information technology, including over 6 years as Chief Information Security Officer at Armor. He is responsible for the governance, risk and compliance side of the security mission for customer facing products. He regularly consults with Armor prospects and customers on PCI, HIPAA and financial services regulations and helps them understand how these regulations impact their business and how Armor can help them meet their regulatory responsibilities. Kurt regularly speaks and writes on information security topics in the payments and health care spaces as well as on cloud security. He holds CISA and CISSP certifications and is an active participant with local chapters of ISACA, CSA and ISSA.

Prior to joining Armor, he was a Managing Director and national PCI Practice Director for Coalfire Systems, Inc., a leading IT Security GRC company. Kurt has conducted hundreds of security reviews and audits across a number of industries including the payment space, healthcare, financial services and higher education. During his twenty-five plus years in the field of information technology, he has held a wide number of positions encompassing many IT and security disciplines including: network engineering; systems engineering; security engineering; and IT/Security auditing and compliance.