Description: On January 5th, 2021, an amendment to H.R 7898, the HITECH Act was signed into law. The law incentivizes the adoption of cybersecurity framework NIST as part of defense or mitigation to HIPAA enforcement. To discuss this long awaited accomplishment and overall win for cybersecurity practice as a whole, we are honored to have Mac McMillan and David Finn as this week’s guest speakers. Mac McMillan, Founder of CynergisTek has won 2019’s CHIME Foundation Industry Leadership Award, 2020’s Leadership Excellence Award in the cybersecurity sector from Baldrige Foundation, and is recognized as an industry icon. Listen in as Mac and David discuss this monumental law, and reflect on their work as longtime NIST advocates and cybersecurity catalysts.

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