Course Description

The goal of information sharing is to create a collaborative, cooperative, and consistent community of information sharing and mutual trust. This panel discussion will address the benefits and challenges to information sharing, including laws, regulations, corporate policies and management. It will also address strategic, operational, tactical, and practical perspectives appropriate to healthcare audiences. Panelists will give a unique perspective on industry guidelines, what organizations need to do to prepare for information sharing initiatives, what to share, how to share it, and how to protect any sensitive information they receive.

The panel discussion will be focused on the five pillars of Information sharing:

  • Shared Situational Awareness
  • Improved Security Posture
  • Increased Competency Levels
  • Improved Cyber Security Innovation
  • Promote Collaboration, Community Trust and Sharing

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Course Curriculum

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Senior Principal Product Cyber Security Engineer, Medtronic

Bill Hagestad

Bill teaches on cyber intelligence, counterintelligence and protecting industrial control systems at the National Security Agency Cybersecurity Center of Excellence. He serves as an executive board advisor for DEFCON’s BioHacking Village and is an internationally registered white hat hacker. He is an authority on the People’s Republic of China’s use of computer and information network systems as a weapon, and has written numerous books and speaks internationally on the subject. He holds three MS degrees: in Military Strategy, Security Technologies and Management of Technology. He is a retired Lieutenant Colonel from the US Marine Corps.

Director, Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Greg Singleton

The Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center (HC3) is a U.S. HHS group working to improve cybersecurity in the healthcare and public health sector. Greg previously worked at the Department of Energy as a Senior Advisor on power grid cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, and grid resilience. He holds a BS in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia, and MS degrees in Political Science and Technology & Policy from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Cyber Engagement Lead, HHS Health Sector Cybersecurity Coordination Center

William Welch

Prior to joining HC3, William was the HHS Healthcare Threat Operations Center Lead, managing cyber information sharing and collaboration across the Federal healthcare and public health partners. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 2006-2014, where he was selected as one of the initial cadre for the Air Force cyber career field. He graduated from Western Governors University with a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology.