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A new type of digital health conference.

Paubox SECURE is a digital health security conference, bringing together leaders in healthcare, cybersecurity and innovation in a unique event to drive learning and discussion around the challenges of IT security in healthcare.

Adapt to new threats.

Innovative approaches and new technologies are opening up new opportunities to improve healthcare, but it also brings new vulnerabilities to any IT security strategy. Add in the increased focus on healthcare by cyber criminals and you have the perfect storm for increased breaches and HIPAA violations. 

Just some of the topics we'll cover.

The Future of Machine Learning & AI in Healthcare

Health IT Security in a Digital World

Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack

Cowell Theater

Cowell Theater at Fort Mason is located within the Historic Landmark District along the northern waterfront of the San Francisco Bay. World-class views welcome visitors to the Cowell Theater, located at the north end of Pier 2.

San Francisco, 2 November 2017

Anya Schiess

General Partner, Healthy Ventures

Confirmed Speakers

Prior to co-founding Healthy Ventures, Anya led strategy and business development for Cardinal Health's medical services, distribution, and laboratory businesses. Spending most of her time on tech-enabled healthcare services, Anya became convinced that now was the right time to invest in early stage opportunities at the intersection of health and information technology. Prior to Cardinal Health, Anya was a venture capitalist at Thomas, McNerney & Partners, where she focused on life sciences, mostly in later-stage opportunities. Anya has invested and been a board member/observer in: Virdante Pharmaceuticals (acquired by Momenta Pharmaceuticals), Invitae Corp., Celator Pharmaceuticals, and Innopharma Inc. (acquired by Pfizer).

Greg Reber

Founder & CEO, AsTech Consulting

Greg is an early pioneer in the information security field and was among the first to recognize and address the risks presented by consumer-facing applications. He launched AsTech in 1997 and has established AsTech as the premier firm that Fortune 1000 companies turn to for real-world, effective information security solutions. Reber has an engineering degree from the University of Maryland and started his career as an aerospace engineer, then subsequently served as an international trade consultant in the aeronautical industry. He is a member of a number of professional organizations including the Computer Security Institute (CSI), Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) and the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP).

Shawn Savadkohi

Information Security Officer, San Mateo County Health System

Shawn joined the San Mateo County Health System in 2016 as their Information Security Officer. In his 25 years working in Information Technology, he has crossed both public and private sector industries, including non-profit charities, public utilities (water, wastewater), entertainment, and healthcare. Shawn has served local government as a web developer, network engineer, systems administrator, SCADA programmer, security consultant, technical operations manager, and solutions architect. Most recently, he has helped network operations teams identify risk and secure resources in cloud IaaS and PaaS environments.

Bluegrass Biggs

Founder and CEO, BiggsB Inc.

Extensive knowledge in the fields of regulatory compliance, project management, CSV and Life Sciences. Founded BiggsB Inc to provide project management and comprehensive regulatory compliance solutions for a wide variety of Life Sciences companies. Values creativity and is constantly seeking the best possible way to approach the challenges of regulatory compliance.

Hoala Greevy

Founder CEO, Paubox

Hoala has 17 years experience in the email industry and is the architect of the Paubox platform. He previously founded, built, and maintaining an email filtering SaaS in Hawaii that filtered undreds of millions of emails with 99.99% uptime. Also worked at Critical Path during the first dot-com boom. Hoala graduated from Portland State University with a BS in Geography and a BS in Social Sciences. He likes to go kayak fishing when possible.

Lin Wan, PhD

Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer, Stella Technology

Lin is the Co-Founder and Chief Technology Officer at Stella Technology, a healthcare information technology and interoperability leader. A seasoned technologist with nearly 20 years of experience in healthcare software development, Lin is an expert on healthcare interoperability and has been a key contributor to specifications pioneered by federal and state interoperability initiatives, including the Sequoia Project, Direct, ONC S&I Framework and the EHR | HIE Interoperability Workgroup. 

Nick John

Security Director, Redox

Nick started his 14 year digital health career working at Epic as the Director for Interface Implementation. After eleven years, he made the move to working for digital health startups. His first startup role was leading the Customer Success Team at, a telehealth and office visit automation company. Nick now serves as the Security Director at Redox, a modern API for healthcare integration. Nick has built Redox's security program from the ground up, and has led the company through both HITRUST and SOC2 audits. When not at the office, you'll find Nick climbing mountains, swinging from aerial rope, or on stage with Tempos acrobatic performance company.

Agenda for Paubox SECURE

1:00 PM Registration

1:30 PM Welcome and Keynote on "Anatomy of a Ransomware Attack"

2:30 PM Panel on "The Future of Machine Learning & AI in Healthcare Security"

3:20 PM Break

3:50 PM Fireside chat on "Surviving a HIPAA Audit"

4:20 PM Panel on "Health IT Security in a Digital World"

5:10 PM Mahalo and a Eulogy for the Fax Machine

5:15 PM Networking Reception hosted by Atlantic.Net

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