Cybersecurity Risks & Prevention Strategies for Hospitals and Health Systems


The Texas Hospital Association is partnering with cybersecurity experts from the American Hospital Association to bring you a strategic cybersecurity workshop. Cyber leaders from the Texas health care industry will join us to discuss the global cyber threat landscape impacting Texas hospitals. This workshop is designed for both technical and non-technical hospital and health system leaders and will focus on cybersecurity as a strategic enterprise risk issue with implications to care delivery and patient safety.

Participants will discuss and learn with their peers how to identify and reduce cyber risk across all clinical and business functions and create an effective culture of cybersecurity. The workshop will conclude with a cyber exercise designed for multi-discipline leaders focusing on strategic decision making during a major cyber incident.

Target Audience:
Hospital and health system CEOs, CMOs, CIOs, legal counsel, compliance officers, physical plant managers, physical security officers, communications teams, CTOs, biomed engineering teams, technical and non-technical staff and incident response teams.

Fees and Registration:
There will be a nominal fee charged to cover the cost of catering. More information to come.


John Riggi

John Riggi
Senior Advisory for Cybersecurity & Risk, American Hospital Association

John Riggi, a 30-year decorated veteran of the FBI, serves as the senior advisor for cybersecurity and risk for the American Hospital Association. In this role, he is a resource to help members identify and combat cyber and other sources of risk to their organizations. Additionally, he supports AHA’s policy efforts and Federal agency relations on cyber and other risk-related issues. While at the FBI, Riggi served as a representative to the White House Cyber Response Group. He is the recipient of the FBI Director’s Award for leading a highly successful classified terrorism financing interdiction program and the recipient of the George H.W. Bush Award for Excellence in Counterterrorism, the CIA’s highest counterterrorism award.