Health Cybersecurity Summit


October 13, 2017 | San Jose City Hall | San Jose, CA

Developing thoughtful state and national cybersecurity policy is critical to Silicon Valley companies who are seeking options and want to contribute to a possible solution. The healthcare industry faces unique challenges with the proliferation of new technologies and the ever-increasing demand to collaborate with diverse global partners.
On Friday, October 13, 2017, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group hosted its inaugural Health Cybersecurity Summit. The panel and breakout session topics focused on greater cooperation between the government and private business in addressing shared cyber threats.


Speaker Bios:

  • Allison Berke, Executive Director of the Stanford Cyber Initiative at Stanford University
  • Ainsley Braun, Co-Founder and CEO of Tinfoil Security
  • Auston Davis, Chief Information Security Officer at Stanford Children’s Health
  • George DeCesare, Senior Vice President, Chief Technology Risk Officer at Kaiser Permanente
  • Jennifer EliasTech Reporter for the Silicon Valley Business Journal
  • D. Scott George, President and CEO of IN-Cyber Vision, Inc., Brigadier General, USAF (Ret)
  • Mike Murray, Vice President, Security Intelligence at Lookout
  • M. K. Palmore, Cyber Branch Executive, FBI San Francisco
  • Leslie A. Saxon, MD, Executive Director of USC Center for Body Computing, Professor of Medicine and Clinical Scholar at USC Keck School of Medicine
  • Nico Sell, Founder & Chair of 533DZ and r00tz.
  • Steven Young, Chief Information Security Officer at Blue Shield of California

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