Profiles in Leadership: Shefali MookencherryHealthcare CISO on Security, Privacy and 'Making Sure Our Armor Is Strong'
As CISO of Edward-Elmhurst Health, Shefali Mookencherry consistently works at the intersection of cybersecurity and privacy. "Privacy tells us why," she says, "and security tells us how."
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In an interview with Information Security Media Group as part of the CyberEdBoard's ongoing Profiles in Leadership series, Mookencherry discusses:
- The intersection of privacy and security;
- Challenges presented by the pandemic and digital transformation;
- Her efforts to ensure "Our armor is strong."
Mookencherry is responsible for developing and implementing an information security program that includes procedures and policies designed to protect enterprise communications, systems and assets from both internal and external threats. She has extensive experience in healthcare cybersecurity, HIPAA, PCI, and promoting interoperability and revenue cycle areas, including over 30 years in the healthcare industry, with 15 spent in senior management positions.
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