Governance & Risk Management

Enhancing Security Governance

Longtime CISO Vito Sardanopoli on Building an Effective Security Program
Vito Sardanopoli, member, HHS Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force

A formal security program that spells out precise governance components is critical to protecting sensitive data, says Vito Sardanopoli, who served on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Sardanopoli discusses:

  • Enhancing security governance;
  • The importance of pinpointing where all sensitive data resides so it can be protected;
  • The growing demand by consumers for enhanced privacy protection.

Sardanopoli recently served as an appointed member of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force. Over his career, he has helped to build and advance cybersecurity programs and information technology capabilities for organizations in a number of industries, including healthcare, financial services and retail. These roles have included CISO for Quest Diagnostics, Atlantic Health System, Tiffany & Co. and The American Stock Exchange.

About the Author

Nick Holland

Nick Holland

Director, Banking and Payments

Holland, an experienced security analyst, has spent the last decade focusing on the intersection of digital banking, payments and security technologies. He has spoken at a variety of conferences and events, including Mobile World Congress, Money2020, Next Bank and SXSW, and has been quoted by The Wall Street Journal, CNN Money, MSNBC, NPR, Forbes, Fortune, BusinessWeek, Time Magazine, The Economist and the Financial Times. He holds an MSc degree in information systems management from the University of Stirling, Scotland.

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