Life Happens! Handling Shifting Priorities

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About the Podcast: The CyberPHIx is a regular audio podcast series that reports and presents expert viewpoints on data security strategy for organizations handling patient health or personal information in the delivery of health-related services. These timely programs cover trends and data security management issues such as cybersecurity risk management, HIPAA and OCR compliance strategy and vendor risk management. Meditology Services, the healthcare industry's leading security and compliance firm, moderates the discussions with leaders in healthcare data security.

Managing shifting priorities is difficult in most environments but presents unique challenges to healthcare security risk and privacy professionals. In this podcast, leading security executive John Jessop shares techniques for managing security project demands for both planned and unplanned initiatives.

Meditology Services ITRM Partner Brian Selfridge leads the discussion with John Jessop, Associate Director for Information Security Programs and External Information Security Affairs for a large-not-for-profit organization headquartered in New York City.

Listen as John and Brian discuss the following topics:

  • Managing the balance between planned work and operational realities of incident response, lack of internal resources or changing priorities
  • Segregating work between strategic, operational or “fire drill” response
  • Handling conflicting priorities
  • What do to when key stakeholders within the organization are not available