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Sarah Rugnetta advises hospitals, medical groups, insurers, foundations and not-for-profit entities on privacy and security matters. She works closely with clients to develop compliance programs that include privacy and security protocols, training seminars, and data breach response plans. Sarah uses tabletop exercises and incident response simulations to help her clients to develop strategies for securing data and to prepare for potential threats. Sarah also responds to privacy and security incidents and counsels organizations throughout the investigation, notification and reporting phases of a potential breach, helping them to mitigate legal risks at each critical stage.
Roy Wattanasin is currently a healthcare information security professional. Additionally, Roy is an avid speaker who has spoken at many conferences and webinars. Roy also enjoys data forensics & incident response and building security in. He is heavily involved with many computer security groups including OWASP Boston, ISSA and the local communities. Roy is also a member of multiple advisory groups. He was an adjunct instructor at Brandeis University as part of the Health and Medical Informatics and is also the co-founder of that program. He is credited for bringing back the Security BSides Boston conference (setting the standards) and enjoys seeing it grow each year and being successful with its new team members.
Shannon Smith has worked at the crossroads of technology and the law for over a decade and understands the risk and challenges organizations face in managing increasing volumes of data. As Regional Director, Compliance & eDiscovery, Shannon consults with clients on leveraging Proofpoint’s industry-leading technology to capture, manage and discover data related to litigation, internal investigations, and regulatory inquiries. Prior to joining Proofpoint, Shannon worked with organizations to develop policies and processes to support information governance programs including complex retention policies, defensible litigation hold processes and repeatable ediscovery workflow. As an experienced attorney, Shannon brings an extensive knowledge of regulatory compliance, litigation readiness, and data management issues to her role.