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Why Cyber is Critical in Healthcare

Cyber threats to the healthcare sector can literally be the difference between life and death. It’s never been more critical to have up-to-date cybersecurity in healthcare operations and medical device security.

Join us for a walkthrough of cybersecurity in healthcare over the first three quarters of 2022 with Nick Sturgeon, Executive Director, Information Security at IU Health and IU School of Medicine. He will cover the current threat landscape, review examples of attacks, touch on medical device security, and discuss digital forensics issues specific to medical devices. He’ll also take this opportunity to highlight other related issues in healthcare cybersecurity and share some ideas of how we can change things for the better.

Speaker Biography

Nick Sturgeon currently serves as a Director of Information Security for IU Health and IU School of Medicine. His responsibilities include supporting the IU School of Medicine cyber risk management program, leading IU Health’s Security Research & Red Team and the new IU Health Medical Device Security Lab. Nick has worked in Information Technology for nearly 20 years, with over 10 years in Cybersecurity, nine years in Law Enforcement, and 10 years in State Government.  Nick earned his Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Indiana State in 2003, a Master of Science in Cyber Forensics from Purdue 2015. He currently is a PhD student and graduate research assistant at Purdue University. His PhD research is focusing on medical device security. Nick has extensive experience in incident response, digital investigations, criminal investigations, digital media recovery, cyber risk management, and criminal law. Additionally, Nick is an Adjunct Professor at the University of Southern Indiana. Nick also serves as a board member for the Cyber Resilience Institute, the Cyber Threat Intelligence Network, and the National Council of Registered ISAOs.


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