Governance & Risk Management

Healthcare Cybersecurity: One Size Does Not Fit All

Mark Jarrett of Northwell Health on Meeting the Needs of a Wide Variety of Organizations
Mark Jarrett, M.D., SVP, chief quality officer and associate chief medical officer, Northwell Health

One of the most significant cybersecurity challenges facing the healthcare sector is coming up with strategies that work for organizations of broadly varying sizes, says Mark Jarrett, M.D., of Northwell Health.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Jarrett discusses:

  • Why larger organizations should be able to donate cybersecurity services to smaller ones;
  • Driving cybersecurity at smaller organizations;
  • Fighting phishing attacks.

Jarrett is senior vice president, chief quality officer and associate chief medical officer at Northwell Health. He's also professor of medicine at Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. He previously served as chief medical officer at Staten Island University Hospital, where he earlier served as its director of rheumatology. The physician is board certified in internal medicine, rheumatology and geriatrics. He is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Rheumatology, and past president of the Richmond County Medical Society.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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