Director of Information Assurance and CISO, Jackson Health System
Connie Barrera is the Chief Information Security Officer at Jackson Health System. As the CISO, she is responsible for security architecture as well as developing policy and standards related to privacy, confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the IT services throughout the enterprise. To this end, Barrera develops and maintains risk management, security awareness, and compliance programs to effectively deal with the implications of legislated requirements that impact security for the institution. This includes but is not limited to HIPAA, PCI, FDA Part 11 and the Red Flag Rules. With over 24 years of experience in IT, she has spent considerable time in almost every role within IT, including endpoint support and architecture, systems engineering and architecture, as well as her current role in security.