Critical Infrastructure Security , Healthcare , Industry Specific

Healthcare's Cyber 'Terrain Problem'

Abdul Rahman of Fidelis Cybersecurity on How to Strengthen Infrastructure
Dr. Abdul Rahman, chief scientist, Fidelis Cybersecurity

The healthcare sector has unique cybersecurity threats as well as vulnerabilities. Dr. Abdul Rahman of Fidelis Cybersecurity describes it as a "terrain problem," and he recommends new strategies.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA Conference 2019 in San Francisco, Rahman discusses:

  • Healthcare infrastructure risks;
  • The unique "terrain problem";
  • How to address healthcare infrastructure protection.

Rahman is chief scientist at Fidelis Cybersecurity. Previously, he worked as a contractor for the U.S. government designing, deploying and supporting big data cyber defense platforms. He has held senior leadership roles in his previous companies, including vice president of technology and innovation as well as chief scientist. Rahman holds doctorate degrees in both physics and mathematics.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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