Francis Rose and Fed Gov Today recently visited the HIMSS24 conference in Orlando, Florida. This conference provided a vibrant platform for healthcare professionals to converge and share insights on the future of health information and technology.

The event underscored the healthcare industry’s ongoing evolution, marked by a heightened emphasis on innovation, interoperability, cybersecurity, and the integration of advanced technologies like AI and machine learning into healthcare systems.

Francis sat down with IT leaders including CyberMaxx CISO Aaron Shaha.

Aaron Shaha, CISO of CyberMaxx, discusses the escalating cyber threat landscape targeting the healthcare sector. Highlighting the criticality of cybersecurity amidst increasing attacks, Shaha discusses the challenges healthcare organizations face, including ransomware and data breaches. The conversation outlines the importance of robust cybersecurity measures to protect patient data and ensure the continuity of healthcare services in the face of growing cyber threats.

Key Takeaways:

  • The velocity and impact of cyber attacks in healthcare are increasing, highlighting the need for robust defenses.
  • Cybersecurity is a critical concern for healthcare organizations, with ransomware posing significant threats.
  • The conversation calls for enhanced cybersecurity practices to safeguard patient data and healthcare services.