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Upcoming Webinar: Encryption – Perspective on Privacy, Security & Compliance

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Join Chris Heuman, Practice Leader for RISC Management and Consulting, and Online Tech for an informative webinar on the value of encryption for HIPAA, PCI and many other regulatory frameworks and the successful components of a data security program that integrates encryption.

Title: Encryption – Perspective on Privacy, Security, & Compliance
Register: GotoMeeting via Online Tech
When: Tuesday, June 11, 2013 from 2-3PM ET
Description: HIPAA, HITECH, the Omnibus Rule, PCI-DSS, and many other regulations and frameworks speak to the importance or requirement of encryption. Adequate encryption of regulated and sensitive data can help your organization meet or exceed the privacy and information security regulatory requirements you face, if it is implemented correctly.

Join Chris Heuman, Practice Leader for RISC Management and Consulting, for an informative webinar on the value of encryption and the successful components of a data security program that integrates encryption. Chris Heuman will discuss the legal safe harbors for suitably encrypted data, typical encryption methodologies, how to document your choices and implementation, and how to demonstrate a successful program to an auditor.

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Chris HeumanChristopher Heuman CHP, CHSS, CSCS, CISSP – Practice Leader, RISC Management & Consulting 

Prior to consulting, Chris Heuman  worked in healthcare organizations in an information systems and data security capacity for over 20 years. Chris held increasingly responsible positions in healthcare IT from systems and network administration to project management, infrastructure management and information security. Prior to founding RISC Management, Chris developed consulting programs focused on information security and compliance specifically for healthcare institutions as a Director of Engineering Services at mCurve, and Practice Leader for Compliance and Security at ecfirst. Through his practical experience and certifications as a Certified HIPAA Professional (CHP), Certified Security Compliance Specialist (CSCS) and Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Chris is uniquely experienced to assist healthcare organizations in understanding and meeting the myriad compliance and security regulations and requirements they face.

As the Practice Leader at RISC Management, Chris helps healthcare providers and healthcare technology organizations by providing services in the areas of risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, business continuity management and planning, business impact analysis, disaster recovery planning, social engineering tests, data loss prevention, education and training, project management and consensus building at all organizational levels. In addition, Chris has presented training programs in the HIPAA, HITECH, compliance and security space, and has been a featured presenter for statewide healthcare organizations, for Health Information Exchanges, as a guest speaker for MBA programs, and has delivered tailored training to dozens of healthcare-related organizations and accreditation bodies.

For more information, Chris can be contacted at [email protected] or through www.RISCsecurity.com.

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