ESET Security Researcher to Speak at Healthcare Data Privacy Day at Georgia Institute of Technology

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Panel to Focus on Challenges Facing Healthcare Privacy in a Fully Connected World

ESET®, a global pioneer in proactive internet security protection, today announced that ESET Senior Security Researcher Stephen Cobb will be participating in a panel titled “Health Privacy in a Fully Connected World” at aData Privacy Day event on Wednesday, January 28 at the Academy of Medicine at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta.

Hosted by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA), the event will explore the future of healthcare privacy and the trajectory of pioneering technologies that are changing the industry. Panelists will discuss the challenge of achieving the healthcare benefits and innovation associated with this new technology, while assuring privacy and data security.

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Who: ESET Senior Security Expert Stephen Cobb with Moderator Professor Peter Swire, Law and Ethics Program, Georgia Tech Scheller College of Business, and Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird LLP

Other Speakers: Anne Adams, chief compliance & privacy officer, Emory Health Care; Pam Dixon, executive director, World Privacy Forum; Hilary Wandall, AVP compliance & chief privacy officer, Merck 

What: “Health Privacy in a Fully Connected World”
Where: Academy of Medicine at Georgia Technology, 875 West Peachtree Street, NW, Atlanta, Georgia
When: Wednesday, January 28, 2015, starting at 3:15 p.m. ET

By 2020, the entire concept of how medicine is practiced will change. Data collected from ingestibles, wearables and our DNA will be used to chart who we are and drive healthcare decisions. The challenge will be managing a balance between the loss of autonomy - and increased opportunity for longevity - with the need to protect this valuable data against constant cyber security threats.

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