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Cybersecurity Preparedness and Incident Response for Healthcare Facilities: Compliance with HIPAA and Other Regulations


Date:  7/15/24

11:00 a.m. РNoon  Central time

This webinar is FREE for NDHA members.


Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), IT & Security Personnel, Healthcare Compliance Officers, Risk Managers, Cybersecurity Consultants


Cyber threats pose a significant risk to healthcare facilities, potentially jeopardizing patient care and safety. Effective cybersecurity incident response plans are not just a regulatory requirement but a critical component of overall risk management. This webinar will provide healthcare IT and security professionals with actionable insights into the specific requirements of the HIPAA Security Rule and other essential regulations.

Led by Fred Langston, a distinguished expert in healthcare information security, this session will explore the vital elements of a comprehensive cybersecurity preparedness strategy. Participants will learn how to seamlessly integrate cybersecurity incident response plans with emergency preparedness efforts, safeguarding their organizations from disruptions that can affect patient care, such as ransomware attacks that reroute emergency vehicles.

Learning Objectives:

-Understand the HIPAA Security Rule and its application to cybersecurity preparedness.

-Identify the key components of an effective cybersecurity incident response plan.

-Learn how to align cybersecurity practices with CMS emergency preparedness regulations.

-Gain insights into best practices for training and testing IT and healthcare personnel.

-Review case studies and lessons learned from real-world cybersecurity incidents in healthcare.

-Explore future trends and emerging threats in healthcare cybersecurity.


Fred Langston has been at the forefront of information security for over two decades, with a notable track record that includes his role as one of the authors of the HIPAA security rule. Fred brings deep-rooted IT Security experience from the healthcare industry, with over 24 years of professional information security experience. He has worked with thousands of clients to create effective risk management strategies, enterprise security, and data protection programs. Fred has chaired security sessions at HIMSS, participated in the working group for the HIPAA Proposed Security Rule, and served on the HITRUST Alternate Controls Committee. His expertise is further demonstrated by his contributions to the Banking IT Security (BITS) Forum, Financial Institutions Shared Assessments Program (FISAP), and more.

Fred Langston holds no real or perceived conflicts of interest related to this presentation.





Jul 15 2024


11:00 am - 12:00 pm

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