Webinar 4/25/18: Healthcare (Un)interrupted: Continuing Mission-critical Services in the Age of Superstorms & Ransomware
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Webinar Title: Healthcare (Un)interrupted: Continuing Mission-critical Services in the Age of Superstorms & Ransomware
Speakers: Rudy Rumohr, Senior Consultant, Data Center Practice, Connection and Bill Virtue, Security Engineering Specialist, Connection
When disaster strikes is when your ability to provide services is needed most. Are you prepared? Along with more traditionally known threats such as fire, flood, and natural disaster, man-made disasters in the form of security breaches and ransomware have been sweeping through organizations large and small. The healthcare industry in particular has historically lagged in the adoption of robust security solutions which can help to prevent and respond to these threats, but did you know that BC/DR techniques are also helping companies cope with these new and dangerous attacks? Learn from Connection experts how strong security solutions and disaster recovery systems can work together to provide complete protection and business continuity.
Rudy Rumohr, Senior.Consultant, Data Center Practice, Connection, has more than 30 years experience in IT Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery, Data Center, Systems, and Storage Design and Management, Virtualization and Enterprise Architecture. His previous experience includes positions at companies such as Wellfleet Communications and Cisco Systems as well as science-oriented companies, such as Millipore Corporation, supporting user base ranging from 200 to 10,000 users. In addition, Rudy was the Director of Networking and Telecommunications for the Baan Company where he implemented and managed a state-of-the-art, 80-site, worldwide voice and data network. During a long tenure at Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Rudy held several roles including Executive Director of IT Operations. While there, he led many efforts, including the construction of two new data centers, established a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery program, initiated an Enterprise Architecture practice, deployed field sales iPad automation and a BYOD mobile phone program. Rudy’s focus has always been on designing holistic solutions and integrating technologies, people, and process to solve business problems.
Bill Virtue, Security Engineering Specialist, Connection, has more than 25 years of experience in Network Security, Identity and Access Management, Intrusion Detection and Prevention IDS/IPS as well as Security Assessments and Testing. His broad knowledge in security and compliance has provided a foundation to consult on both small and large-scale, enterprise deployments and security projects. Prior to his role at Connection, Bill held senior product management positions at RSA, the Security Division of EMC, with a focus on security information and event management (SIEM) technology, situational awareness and data loss prevention products. As a Senior Product Manager at BeyondTrust, he worked with identity and access management solutions, vulnerability assessment software, and Active Directory / Group Policy integration. In addition, Bill also held director positions at NitroSecurity, acquired by McAfee, and was responsible for its intrusion detection system (IDS), intrusion prevention system (IPS), and SIEM product lines. As the Director of the Corporate Technology Center at Enterasys Networks, acquired by Extreme Networks, Bill was responsible for the continued innovation and development of secure technology solutions. Finally, Bill is a U.S. Navy veteran, a member of the Boston Infragard group and a founding member of the ISSA NH chapter dedicated to promoting effective cybersecurity on a global basis.