Eric Thompson is the author of two books: Building a HIPAA Compliant Cyber-security program and Cyber-security Incident Response. His third book, Designing HIPAA Compliant Security Operations Centers, is slated for release in early 2020. Eric holds the GCIH, GCIA, GCDA, GNFA and CISSP certifications. He is currently the Director of Information Security and IT Compliance at Blue Health Intelligence, a company focused on data analytics in the Healthcare Payer space. Eric?s skills include implementing and maturing all elements of security operations, analyzing network traffic and investigating anomalies. He is a passionate user of many open-source solutions and loves building and working with new implementations of Snort, Zeek and SOF-ELK. Eric also has significant experience assessing and managing cyber risks and complying with HIPAA.