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HHS CISO Eyes Intersection of Tech Modernization and Security

Policy and technology use need to adjust in an evolving cyber threat environment, La Monte Yarborough said at HIMSS.

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La Monte Yarborough joined Amy Kluber at HIMSS 2024.

Department of Health and Human Services CISO and Acting Deputy CIO La Monte Yarborough highlights during HIMSS in Orlando, Florida, how his office is prioritizing cybersecurity in the broader health care community in the age of AI.

Cybersecurity resilience in the health sector demands public policies to keep data and systems secure as the threat landscape evolves. He highlights the HHS 405(d) program that can help the public health sector bolster cyber defenses.

He also provides perspective on where AI fits into cybersecurity at the agency and how regulatory frameworks are evolving around emerging technology.

Check out our full coverage of the conference.

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