Exclusive video: How a Boston hospital protected healthcare data after last year's Marathon explosions

Dr. John Halamka tells how his IT team invented a security plan on-the-fly

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At this year's Computerworld Premier 100 event, Dr. John Halamka, CIO of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, gave the keynote presentation, about "Creating Stability in an Insecure World." The speech covered how his IT team responded during the events of April 15, 2013, immediately after the Boston Marathon explosions.

The hospital's IT group became responsible for guarding the privacy of dozens of bombing victims -- and of the suspected bomber. Halamka tells the tale of his Boston Marathon experience as well as other stories to the P100 audience, posing the question, "How do you invent a security plan that makes responding to the worst possible disaster come off like business as usual?"

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