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Optiv Security’s James Christiansen to Present Session on Business Associate Risk at HIMSS16

March 02, 2016

– Seasoned Former CISO to Offer Security Insights at the Country’s Largest Healthcare IT Conference –

Denver – March 2, 2016 - Optiv Security, a leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions, today announced that James Christiansen, vice president, information risk management, will speak at the 2016 HIMSS Conference & Exposition. Christiansen will present his session “Five Steps to Managing Business Associate Risk” on Mar. 2 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.  PST at the Sands Expo Convention Center in Las Vegas.

Christiansen’s talk centers on increased risk as it pertains to business associates, as well as HIPAA compliance management. Attendees will learn the five steps that healthcare organizations can take to manage business associate risk, also known as third-party risk. Christiansen has nearly two decades of experience in information security with a specific focus on helping healthcare organizations achieve security success.

What: Presentation – Five Steps to Managing Business Associate Risk

Who: James Christiansen, vice president, information risk management

When: Wednesday, Mar. 2, 2016 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. PST

Where: Sands Expo Convention Center, Las Vegas, Nevada

About Optiv Security

Created from the merger of Accuvant and FishNet Security, Optiv is a market-leading provider of end-to-end cyber security solutions. We help clients plan, build and run successful cyber security programs that achieve business objectives through our depth and breadth of cyber security offerings, extensive capabilities and proven expertise in cyber security strategy, managed security services, incident response, risk and compliance, security consulting, training and support, integration and architecture services, and security technology. A Blackstone (NYSE: BX) portfolio company, Optiv maintains premium partnerships with more than 300 of the leading security technology manufacturers. For more information, visit or follow us at, and

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