MDHIMSS Spring Educational Event: "Rapid Evolution of Cybersecurity in Health Care"

Ten Oaks Ballroom
5000 Signal Bell Drive
Clarksville, MD 2102


Non-member Price: 
Member Price: 
Early Bird Non-member Price: 
Early Bird Member Price: 

Join our upcoming Spring Educational Event exploring the 

"Rapid Evolution of Cybersecurity in Health Care"

April 22, 2016 Beginning with Breakfast at 7:30 a.m.

Ten Oaks Ballroom at 5000 Signal Bell Ln, Clarksville, MD 21029


You are invited to join us as we explore the pressing topic of Cyber Security.  Health Care has been identified by the Federal Government as lagging behind when it comes to cybersecurity. Learn from a panel of Cyber Security professionals as they share expertise on security and privacy.  You will also be able to engage in an interactive panel discussion with these experts and cyber security sponsors. 



7:30 am

Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:15 am

Opening Remarks from our President

  • Bob Hooper, President, Maryland Chapter of HIMSS

8:30 am

(1 CE)*

Why Your Firewall Strategy Isn’t Working: Better Protect Your Organization

  • Don Kopanoff, Systems Engineering Manager, Fortinet, Inc.

9:30 am

Sponsor Spotlight & Break

10:00 am

(1 CE)*

Healthcare: Is the Cyber Threat Real?

  • Emma Garrison-Alexander, Ph.D., Former Transportation Security Admin. CIO, Vice Dean, Cybersecurity & Information Assurance Department, University of Maryland University College, Graduate Program

11:00 am

(1 CE)*

Panel Discussion: Vendor Solutions Helping Protect Maryland Patients

  • Fortinet – Don Kopanoff, Systems Engineering Manager
  • TSC Advantage – Will Durkee, Cyber Security Risk Assessment Team Lead
  • WhiteHat Security – Johnathan Kuskos, Threat Research Center Manager
  • ComplyAssistant – Gerry Blass, CEO and President
  • Protenus – Robert Lord, CEO and Co-Founder

12:00 pm

Lunch Buffet: Sponsor Spotlight & Cybersecurity Lessons Learned

1:00 pm

(1 CE)*

NIST Cybersecurity Framework & Healthcare  Organizations

  • Ned Miller, Chief Technology Strategist, Intel Security

2:00 pm




Early Bird Pricing Ends on April 10, 2016

Member - $20.00, Non-Member - $59.00* 

On-Line Pricing Ends on April 18, 2016

Member - $40.00, Non-Member - $79.00* 

At the Door Pricing on April 22, 2016

Member - $80.00, Non-Member - $119.00*



* Non-Member price includes a one year Maryland Chapter membership. In order to take advantage of this offer be sure to fill out application form available on our website email to or turn it in at the check-in table at this event. 





Thank you to our SPONSORS: