Health Cybersecurity Summit


October 13, 2017 | San Jose City Hall Rotunda | 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.
More than 200 public officials, CEOs and Sr. Executive officers of companies throughout the Valley will gather to discuss how effective partnerships between the public and private sector are critical to move the innovation economy on a parallel course with national cybersecurity policy.


On Friday, October 13, 2017, 7:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., the Silicon Valley Leadership Group will host its inaugural Health Cybersecurity Summit. The event will explore the specific cyber threats faced by the healthcare industry.


Program & Speakers

The 2017 Health Cybersecurity Summit will feature panels, presentations, breakout technology demo labs, and an exhibitor courtyard. The panel and breakout session topics will focus on greater cooperation between the government and private business in addressing shared cyber threats, including:

  • Healthcare Cyber Check-up: What are the unique security challenges for healthcare?
  • Security Rx: Can Domestic and International security standards be unified?
  • Balancing the Scale: How can we secure information while ensuring patient access and enabling new discoveries?
  • Medical Device Cybersecurity: As more providers opt for connected devices, how do we mitigate threats?

Current Speakers

  • Ainsley Braun, Co-Founder and CEO of Tinfoil Security
  • Mike Murray, Vice President, Security Intelligence at Lookout
  • 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, CEO of Wickr Foundation
  • Steven Young, Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer, Blue Shield of California

Sponsorship Opportunities

Limited sponsorship opportunities and exhibitor tables available. Please contact Peter Leroe-Muñoz, VP of Tech & Innovation Policy, at or (408) 427-4697.

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