The Tactics of Being Strategic in Cybersecurity – Jason Elrod – CSP #132

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Jason Elrod
Chief Information Security Officer at MultiCare Health System

Jason Elrod is the Chief Information Security Officer at MultiCare Health System, Washington’s largest not-for-profit, community based health system. With over 35 years of experience in IT & cybersecurity, Jason is an industry authority on digital privacy, technology risk, and strategic IT leadership. He has a diverse background spanning finance, healthcare, and technology startups. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Thomas Edison State University, a master’s degree from Harvard University, and has multiple certifications in security, technology, and business process improvement. Mr. Elrod is a sought-after speaker, board advisor, consultant, and researcher. He shares his expertise to protect sensitive data in compliance-driven sectors, with a particular focus on information security in the healthcare domain.


Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative

Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.