HHS Task Force (Panel)

Presented at BSidesLV 2017, July 25, 2017, 6 p.m. (25 minutes)

"Healthcare cybersecurity is in critical condition," announced the US Department of Health and Human Services at the end of its year-long task force, analyzing the current state of the field. Distinguished members of the HHS Task Force will discuss its process, findings, and recommendations. Find out why they felt their own health suffered as a result of serving on the task force. There were no easy problems or solutions.


  • Joshua Corman - Founder - I am The Cavalry
    Joshua Corman is a Founder of I am The Cavalry (dot org) and Director of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council. Corman previously served as CTO for Sonatype, Director of Security Intelligence for Akamai, and in senior research & strategy roles for The 451 Group and IBM Internet Security Systems. He co-founded @RuggedSoftware and @IamTheCavalry to encourage new security approaches in response to the world's increasing dependence on digital infrastructure. Josh's unique approach to security in the context of human factors, adversary motivations and social impact has helped position him as one of the most trusted names in security. He also serves as adjunct faculty for Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College and on the 2016 HHS Cybersecurity Task Force.