Media Alert: HITRUST® 2018 Annual Conference Announces Speaker Lineup of Information Security and Privacy Industry Luminaries

FRISCO, Texas--()--HITRUST, a leading security and privacy standards development and certification organization, today announced the speaker lineup and track sessions for its anticipated annual HITRUST 2018 Annual Conference.

Headliners include industry luminaries such as: Robert Booker, CISO, UnitedHealth Group; Roy Mellinger, CISO, Sabre; Kirk Nahra, Partner, Wiley Rein; Brenda Magri, Division ISO – Director, Risk Management, Fiserv; Jon Moore, CISO, Humana; Hector Rodriguez, Worldwide Health CISO, Microsoft; Kurt Hagerman, CISO, Armor; and Mariann Yeager, CEO, The Sequoia Project.

Key tracks include: Cloud, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Risk Management, and Third Party Assurance & Strategy. Sessions will also address government, regulations, standards, and frameworks such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework.

Pre-conference Workshops provide a focus on the journey to HITRUST Assessment and Certification and a MyCSF User Group meeting.

What: The HITRUST 2018 Annual Conference

When: September 11-13, 2018

Where: Gaylord Texan, Grapevine, TX, register at:

Why: HITRUST 2018 is the only event dedicated to providing a trusted environment to collaborate with peers and explore in-depth knowledge on best practices, lessons learned, and market dynamics around information risk management, information privacy and security, compliance, and cyber threat management – and how the HITRUST CSF® and Assurance Programs can aid organizations in conducting assessments and improve overall information protection.

Who: For CISOs, CIOs, Enterprise Risk Managers, Chief Privacy Officers, Supply Chain Management, Chief Procurement Officers, Internal Audit Professionals, Third Party Risk Managers, and Government Agencies* **

Watch the Conference Video here.

Read the Conference Blog here.

*Open to qualified organizations or those from CSF Assessor Organizations.
**Attendees are eligible to earn continuing education credits.


Founded in 2007, HITRUST Alliance is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to champion programs that safeguard sensitive information and manage information risk for organizations across all industries and throughout the third-party supply chain. In collaboration with privacy, information security, and risk management leaders from both the public and private sectors, HITRUST develops, maintains, and provides broad access to its widely adopted common risk and compliance management and de-identification frameworks; related assessment and assurance methodologies; and initiatives advancing cyber sharing, analysis, and resilience.

HITRUST actively participates in many efforts in government advocacy, community building, and cybersecurity education. For more information, visit


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Release Summary

HITRUST 2018 announces headliner speakers, topics to include Cloud, Compliance, Cybersecurity, Healthcare, Risk Management, and Third Party Assurance.


Kesselring Communications for HITRUST
Leslie Kesselring, +1-503-358-1012 or