Hussein Syed

CISO

RWJBarnabas Health

Hussein Syed is the Chief Information Security Officer at RWJBarnabas Health, an integrated healthcare delivery network in New Jersey. He is responsible for the organization’s information security program. Hussein and his team are responsible for security management planning and execution to align with the strategic goals of the health system. He has more than 22 years of experience in IT, of which 12 years are in information security. Hussein is on the CHIME/AEHIS board, and served as the chair of the board for 2015. He has spoken at Gartner, HIMSS, and TCG events and participated in other security related events.


In-House Software Development — Is it Worth the Risk?

Posted on: 12 May 2015

Nowadays, data breaches are a subject of conversation at dinner tables and in boardrooms. Cyber insurance premiums to cover these breaches are skyrocketing. Recent surveys and breach reports have highlighted the challenges with software security. The 2015 Annual Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report points out that applications are the number one attack vector leading to…