Greg Garcia, Executive Director of HSCC and 405(d) working group member Kate Pierce join forces to unravel recent healthcare cybersecurity guidance and to shed light on the regulatory roadmap.

In this on-demand webinar, Greg and Kate will help to prepare your organization for what’s coming, sharing key changes expected in 2024 and beyond:

  • HHS’s Path Forward on Healthcare Cybersecurity Improvements, released in December
  • Current and future legislative requirements and incentives, including at the state level
  • HSCC’s Five-Year Strategic Plan and related goals and metrics
  • Steps you can take to ensure your organization is ready


More about our speakers:

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Greg Garcia
Health Sector Coordinating Council
Executive Director

Greg Garcia is the Executive Director for Cybersecurity of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, the convening organization for critical healthcare infrastructure organizations working in partnership with HHS and other government agencies to protect the security and resilience of the sector, patient safety and public health.

Greg was the nation’s first DHS Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications under President George W. Bush, 2006-09, where among other achievements he initiated the creation of the National Cyber and Communications Integration Center (NCCIC). He also served as executive director of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council, stood up the I.T. Sector Coordinating Council, and held executive positions with Bank of America, 3Com Corporation, and the Information Technology Association of America.

Greg also served as professional staff on the Committee on Science in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he helped draft and shepherd enactment of the Cyber Security Research and Development Act of 2002.


Kate Pierce Executive Director Subsidy Program at Fortified Health Security

Kate Pierce
Fortified Health Security
Sr. vCISO & Executive Director of Subsidy Program

With over 30 years of experience in healthcare information technology, and over 13 years in healthcare cybersecurity, Kate Pierce has deep insight into the persistent challenge of improving security with increasingly limited resources. During her tenure as the CIO and CISO at a Critical Access Hospital, Kate spearheaded the creation of the organization’s security program, encompassing governance, strategic planning, and the selection and rollout of security controls. To further the cause of cybersecurity in healthcare, Kate actively collaborates with the HSCC CWG and the 405(d) program, and consistently advocates at the federal and state levels to fortify cybersecurity within healthcare organizations.