Bil Harmer, CISO and Chief Evangelist at SecureAuth and Dan Dunstedter, Data Security/HIPAA Security Officer of Phelps Health, discuss why security teams need to increase the level of protection used to secure valuable and highly sensitive information and how they have implemented the highest level of authentication across the board, eliminating the need for passwords.
Data Security/HIPPA Security Officer, Phelps Health
Dan has worked in IT for 15 years. He has spent the last 6 years at Phelps Health building their Data and HIPAA Security program. He manages the Data Security team at Phelps Health. He holds several industry certifications including HCISPP, Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH), Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (PCNSA), ITIL Foundation, CCNP, CCNA Security, MCSA, Server+ and Net+. When Dan is not at work he enjoys golf, music, movies, hiking, floating, camping, and riding his mountain bike. Dan is a lover of good food, drink and conversation (AKA likes to party). He is also a big sci-fi and fantasy nerd.
Bil has been in the IT industry for 30 years. He has been at the forefront of the Internet since 1995 and his work in security began in 1998. He has led security for startups, Government and well established Financial Institutions. In 2007 he pioneered the use of the SAS70 coupled with ISO to create a trusted security audit methodology used by the SaaS industry until the introduction of the SOC2. He has presented on Security and Privacy in Canada, Europe and the US at conferences such as RSA, ISSA, GrrCon and the Cloud Security Alliance. He has been interviewed by and has written for various publications such as Dark Reading, Data Informed, The Belfast Telegraph and Security Intelligence. His vision and technical abilities have been used on advisory boards for Adallom, Trust Science, ShieldX, Resolve and Integris. He has served as Chief Security Officer for GoodData, VP Security & Global Privacy Officer for the Cloud Division of SAP, the Americas CISO for Zscaler and now serves as the Chief Evangelist and CISO for SecureAuth.