Digital Identity

Securing Digital Identity in Healthcare

Imprivata's Wes Wright on Meeting Sector's Unique Challenges
Wes Wright, CTO, Imprivata

“Identity is the new perimeter” is a common refrain. But what does it mean specifically in the healthcare context? Wes Wright, chief technology officer at Imprivata, discusses the challenge of securing digital identity in this sector.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group at RSA 2020, Wright also discusses:

  • The evolution of digital identity;
  • Healthcare’s degree of difficulty;
  • How Imprivata – and its partners – are helping address these challenges.

Wright, CTO at Imprivata, brings more than 20 years of experience with healthcare providers, IT leadership and security. Prior to joining Imprivata, Wright was the CTO at Sutter Health, where he was responsible for technical services strategies and operational activities for the 26-hospital system. He formerly was CIO at Seattle Children's Hospital and served as the chief of staff for a three-star general in the U.S. Air Force.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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