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Cyber Threat & Information Sharing in Healthcare

  • Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 3:00 PM EDT (2015-04-28 19:00:00 UTC)
  • Spencer Mott, Terry Rice, Jim Routh, John Pescatore

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This webcast features two leading CISOs from healthcare who will be asked a number of questions about how they share information with industry partners to improve the resiliency of their respective networks. The session will be moderated by John Pescatore from the SANS Institute and John will ask the CISOs about the various types of information sharing opportunities available and how they determine the most appropriate techniques for staying current on the cyber threat landscape. John will ask their perspective on the many breaches in healthcare and how they are responding or addressing their core requirements for improved resiliency.

Speaker Bios

John Pescatore

John Pescatore joined SANS as director of emerging security trends in January 2013, bringing with him over 35 years of experience in computer, network and information security. Prior to SANS, he was Gartner's lead security analyst for more than 13 years, working with Global 5000 corporations, government agencies and major technology and service providers. In 2008, John was named one of the top 15 most influential people in security and has frequently testified before Congress on issues relating to cybersecurity.

Jim Routh

Jim Routh is the Chief Information Security Officer and leads the Global Information Security function for Aetna. He is the Chairman of the FS-ISAC Products & Services Committee and a board member. He is a board member of the National Health-ISAC. He was formerly the Global Head of Application & Mobile Security for JP Morgan Chase. Prior to that he was the CISO for KPMG, DTCC and American Express and has over 30 years of experience in information technology and information security as a practitioner. He is the Information Security Executive of the Year winner for the Northeast in 2009 and the Information Security Executive of the Year in 2014 in North America for Healthcare. He has published several white papers including the FS-ISAC 3rd Party Software Security Controls paper and leads several cross functional information security working groups. Jim holds the CISM and CSSLP certifications.

Terry Rice

Terry is the Associate Vice President, IT Risk Management and CISO. In this role he is responsible for cybersecurity, policy, compliance, quality/technical assurance, eDiscovery,and business continuity planning for Merck' s IT organization. He is a member of the IT Leadership Team. Terry also serves as a board member on the SAFE Biopharma Association and the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center (NH-ISAC) Terry began his career as a US Army Officer and served with the 101st Airborne Division, US Forces Korea, the National Security Agency and other units. Upon leaving the service, Terry worked in the consulting industry in a variety of roles. He then spent four years at Johnson & Johnson as the Director, Global Information Security. Terry joined Merck in 2007. Terry holds a Bachelor of Science degree from West Point and a Masters of Science from George Washington University. He is married and has two children.

Spencer Mott

Spencer joined Amgen IS in 2012 as VP, Information Security Officer He heads up the Information Security and Compliance team. His responsibilities include:

  • Information Security, Information Protection and Security Risk Management
  • Cyber Security (incident response, advance malware protection, forensics etc.)
  • IS Compliance (regulatory obligations for example SOX, GxP, privacy etc.)
  • Security Operations, Service Management, Investment Portfolio Management.
  • Prior to joining Amgen, Spencer worked at Electronic Arts for 10 years as their Chief Information Security Officer (computer gaming)
  • Also worked for the Motion Picture Association of America running the UK anti-piracy program for the major US film studios and their distributors (4 years)
  • Served in the Metropolitan Police as a detective in Specialist Operations working in serious Organized Crime with the UK Security Service (14 years)
  • Certified Information Security Systems Professional, Certified Information Systems Auditor, Certified Protection Professional, MSc Security and Risk Management at Leicester University (UK).
  • Active across the healthcare industry in cybersecurity matters

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