Chris Apgar, CISSP, C|CISO, CEO and President of Apgar & Associates, LLC, is a nationally recognized information security and privacy expert. He has 22 years of experience assisting health care organizations and vendors comply with HIPAA and other privacy and security laws. Mr. Apgar has assisted healthcare, state and local government, nonprofits and financial organizations implement privacy and security safeguards to protect against organizational harm and harm to consumers.
Mr. Apgar is Chair of the Oregon Prescription Drug Monitoring Program Advisory Commission and he’s a member of the Oregon Health Information Management Association Board of Directors. Mr. Apgar has been a Certified Information Systems Security Professional since 2002 and is a senior member of the Information Systems Security Association. Mr. Apgar is a Certified Chief Information Security Officer as of 2020.