Health Information Security Executives Vikrant Arora and Jeff Bontsas Join AEHIS Board

Released January 24, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Jan. 24, 2020 – Two executives with extensive backgrounds in healthcare information security have joined the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) Board this year. AEHIS members have elected Vikrant Arora, CISO at the Hospital for Special Surgery, and Jeff Bontsas, CISO and vice president of information security at Ascension Technologies,… read more

Security Leaders List 17 Recommended Controls to Mitigate Cyberattack Risks

Released January 8, 2020


ANN ARBOR, MI, Jan. 8, 2020 – To address concerns about an escalation in attempted cyberattacks sponsored by nation states, the Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) has published a list of recommended controls designed to mitigate risk. The guide was written by the AEHIS Incident Response Committee and is available to the… read more

CynergisTek Reboots Go-To-Market Leadership Team

Released December 11, 2019


Former Symantec Executive Tony Douglas to Lead Sales, Leveraging Decades of Healthcare and Security Expertise Austin, TX, December 10, 2019— CynergisTek, Inc. (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK, a leader in cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced that it has appointed Tony Douglas as its senior vice president of sales. In this role, Douglas will build and lead CynergisTek’s business… read more

Managing your Managed Service Provider

Released October 3, 2019


10.3.2019 By Jasmine Fransen, Senior Healthcare Cybersecurity Consultant, Crowe LLP. The IT managed services industry has seen continuous growth in the last few years. Large health systems to Software-as-a-Service startups are turning to managed service providers (MSPs) to take on ongoing operational or security responsibilities. MSP services can range from complete outsourced IT and security… read more

Separating Yourself from Your Peers

Released October 1, 2019


Separating Yourself from Your Peers: 56% of Providers Had One or More Third-Party Data Breaches Over the Past Two Years   10.01.19 By Ed Gaudet, CEO and Founder of Censinet The OCR portal on breaches shows that more individuals were impacted by breaches in the first half of 2019 than all of last year. With… read more

Healthcare Security Executives Get New Credential, Educational Program through AEHIS

Released August 7, 2019


ANN ARBOR, MI, Aug. 7, 2019 – The Association for Executives in Healthcare Information Security (AEHIS) has launched two new initiatives to help IT security executives excel in their careers and maintain the highest standards. Beginning this September, AEHIS will offer a new credential that recognizes executives who demonstrate forward-thinking leadership with technical proficiency and tactical… read more

CynergisTek Supports Multiple Educational Programs to Address the Future of the Cybersecurity

Released July 12, 2019


Profession Leading Firm Endorses Innovative Programs That Provide Cybersecurity Training and Professional Development   Austin, TX —July 09, 2019 – CynergisTek, Inc., (NYSE AMERICAN: CTEK), a leader in healthcare cybersecurity, privacy, and compliance, today announced its support for two innovative programs that provide cybersecurity education and training to help groom a future workforce of cybersecurity… read more

Understanding and Securing Healthcare Digital Communication

Released July 11, 2019


  7.11.19 By Zachary Thoreson, Crowe LLP Digital Security Consulting Fast, efficient communication is essential to the effective operation of a healthcare organization – but who may be listening? With the growing number of medical applications, biomedical devices, and automated systems entering everyday use in the healthcare industry, it is important to understand how this… read more

Announcing the Healthcare CISO Boot Camp

Released April 10, 2019


AEHIS is pleased to announce the Healthcare CISO Boot Camp, a professional development series dedicated to the unique challenges of healthcare information security leaders and modeled after the successful CHIME CIO Boot Camp. Learn more and register for this exciting new event!