Tom August, CISO at John Muir Health Discusses Risk Planning on RSAC TV

Tom August, CISO at John Muir Health Discusses Risk Planning on RSAC TV

At this year’s RSA Conference in San Francisco, Tom August, Chief Information Security Officer at John Muir Health met with Sara Peters, Senior Editor at Dark Reading to discuss healthcare risk assessment and planning. The interview streamed live on RSAC TV during the conference.

Tom discussed John Muir Health’s successes in investing in and implementing innovative security measures that address common information security threats to healthcare organizations today. Tom explained his approach to prioritizing business and patient risks, gathering board support, evaluating new solutions, and creating vendor collaborations that can result in better patient care.

Tom also spoke about the importance of maintaining symbiotic relationships with focused security vendors, and how doing so has enabled him to aggressively push the curve with cutting-edge solutions.

“We’re working with companies like vArmour. They’re doing our microsegmentation in our data center. We’re able to provide feedback real-time to their business, and they’re able to shape a solution that helps to really advance patient care.”

Watch the recording of Tom’s RSAC TV interview below.

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