Professional Development & Continuing Education Programs

Cyber Careers and a Trifecta of Opportunity: IT, Security, and Healthcare

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Cyber Careers and a Trifecta of Opportunity: IT, Security, and Healthcare

Thursday, February 28 from 12:00 - 1:00 pm

HU Philadelphia | 1600 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia

Are you interested in exploring careers in cyber security and privacy? Curious about the job tracks and opportunities for those entering the field or looking to advance in their current roles? Attend this event and learn more about the many wonderful career opportunities and strategies for getting started. A Philadelphia area Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer will lead an interactive session, discussing his experiences.


Mark Eggleston, a Philadelphia area and Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer, will lead an interactive session, discussing his experiences.












Mark Eggleston is a senior executive specializing in security and privacy program development and management. He currently serves as Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer and Privacy Officer at Health Partners Plans in Philadelphia, where he leads the implementation and maturation of various security technologies and privacy initiatives. He also manages a business continuity and disaster recovery program. Mr. Eggleston's unique background and expertise in information technology, program and people management-- combined with his diverse experience in managed care and health care provider systems-- has positioned him as a thought leader and frequent industry speaker.

Mr. Eggleston started his professional career serving as a program manager and psychotherapist at a hospital serving children and adolescents. Later, Mr. Eggleston helped to develop an internal compliance approach-- complete with policies and tools-- ensuring a geographically dispersed health care provider organization (across 19 states) that complied with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA). Mr. Eggleston then transitioned to applying his HIPAA expertise to Health Partners Plans. He has been promoted into a series of positions to direct the organization's security and business continuity programs. Mr. Eggleston has also helped to implement many successful security controls, including single sign-on (SSO), Identity and Access Management (IAM), and a vulnerability assessment program.

Mr. Eggleson received his Bachelor of Science in psychology from Radford University. Later, Mr. Eggleston received both      his Master of Social Work and his Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Management Information Systems from Virginia Commonwealth University. In addition, Mr. Eggleston holds CHPS, GSEC and CISSP certifications.

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Harrisburg University of Science and Technology EIN/TIN # 25-1900793
February 28th, 2019 12:00 PM   through   1:00 PM
Harrisburg University - Philadephia Campus
1500 Spring Garden Street (Entrance on 16th Street)
Philadelphia, PA
United States
Phone: 7179015190