COVID-19 and Beyond: A CISO’s Perspective for Staying Ahead of Threats

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Monday November 16, 2020

1 PM Eastern, 12 PM Central, 10 AM Pacific

Brought to you by Everbridge

  • Abstract
    While hospitals worldwide work to resume elective care amid COVID-19, they're quickly adapting and responding to a variety of emerging risks that have tested their resilience, including a surge in cybersecurity and ransomware attacks.

    In this webinar Sonia Arista, vice president and global chief information security officer at Everbridge, will highlight emerging IT vulnerabilities and best practices designed to help hospitals anticipate and quickly mitigate cybersecurity risks. As a former hospital CISO, Arista has been a champion for innovation and implementing new technologies to make hospital systems more secure. She'll share her expertise in responding to high-impact IT incidents and mitigating risks during critical events, given the "new normal" that COVID-19 has created.

    Target Audience
    This webinar is geared toward healthcare IT professionals and decision makers, manager level and above; C-suite level including chief information officers, chief information security officers, and information technology executives.

    Learning Objectives:
    Attendees of this webinar will be able to:
    1)  Proactively assess and plan for emerging and ongoing cybersecurity risks
    2)  Adapt and respond to IT threats quickly and efficiently during critical events
    3)  Establish and prioritize risk areas in preparation for the next critical event

Sonia Arista, Vice President and Global Chief Information Security Officer at Everbridge

Sonia Arista serves as vice president and chief information security officer (CISO) at Everbridge, with global oversight of operational and product security and compliance. She brings over 20 years in IT program management and consulting in the areas of governance, risk, and compliance, with the last 15 years focused on enterprise data protection.

Prior to joining Everbridge, Sonia was the Healthcare CISO and vertical lead for Fortinet and was a prior CISO at Tufts Medical Center and the Floating Hospital for Children where she was responsible for the development and management of information security programs. She has also been contracted to serve as an interim CISO for several healthcare-related entities. Her experience in information security leadership includes board-level advisement, incident response, and rapid program alignment to support growth associated with mergers and acquisitions.