About the Speaker
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    Richard Staynings
    Board Member and International Healthcare Cybersecurity Luminary; Teaching Professor, University of Denver

    Richard Staynings is a globally renowned thought leader, author, public speaker, and advocate for improved cybersecurity across the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry. He has served on various industry and international cybersecurity committees and presented or lectured on cybersecurity themes or concerns all over the world. He has advised numerous government and industry leaders on their healthcare security strategy and defensive posture and has served as a subject matter expert on government Committees of Inquiry into some of the highest profile healthcare breaches.

    Richard is currently Chief Security Strategist for Cylera, a pioneer in the space of medical device and HIoT security. He is also author of Cyber Thoughts, a leading healthcare cybersecurity blog, teaches postgraduate courses in cybersecurity, health informatics and healthcare management at the University of Denver University College, and is a retained advisor to a number of governments and private companies.

    A recovering CISO, with more than 25 years’ experience of both cybersecurity leadership and client consulting in healthcare, Richard has lived in over 30 countries and delivered innovative solutions to organizations in all of them. When he’s not on a plane or speaking at an event, he can usually be found in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado, USA

    Some of his more notable successes include work for: Amgen, Cisco, CSC (now DxC), PricewaterhouseCoopers, Intel, Microsoft, Zurich Financial, and a long list of hospital and health systems.