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Michael Ash

Associate Partner, Security Strategy Risk & Compliance, IBM

With more than 25 years of technical expertise, Dr. Mike Ash has experience in all phases of complex information systems lifecycle and product management. He is currently an Associate Partner in IBM’s Security Strategy Risk and Compliance group. Specializing in healthcare cybersecurity for North America, in both healthcare and pharma. During his career, he has led large-scale network and application development teams leveraging business, clinical, and technical expertise. He has functioned as a Solution Architect and Project Manager for varied IT and software development projects in the U.S. as well as Asia, and EMEA, developing markets in various verticals. He has experience in multiple standards including: NIST, ISO, HIPAA, FISMA, and FedRAMP. Mike leveraged his healthcare and system engineering expertise to solve complex problems in the medical and pharmaceutical space.

Written By Michael Ash

The Looming Threat of Health Care IoT Devices

The influx of health care IoT devices, both approved and unsanctioned, is creating unprecedented security concerns for hospital IT departments.

The Conundrum of Health Care Security Spending

Since the benefits of data protection solutions are often intangible, many clinicians and executives fail to invest adequately in health care security.

Augmented Intelligence: Making the Case for Cognitive Security

Augmented intelligence solutions enable security analysts to examine previously unthinkable amounts of data with the helps of cognitive technology.

Ransomware and Health Care: There’s More at Risk Than Just Money

Many cybercriminals have turned to ransomware as a cheaper, simpler alternative to traditional methods of stealing medical records.

Co-Written By Michael Ash

Addressing the Clear and Present Danger of an Electrical Power Grid Breach

Government agencies and companies in the energy and utilities sector must replace legacy equipment to avoid a potentially devastating power grid breach.