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Mitch Parker

Mitchell Parker, MBA, CISSP, is the CISO, at IU Health.  Mitch has eleven years’ experience in this role, having established effective organization-wide programs at multiple organizations.  He is responsible for providing policy and governance oversight and research, third-party vendor guidance, proactive vulnerability research and threat modeling services, payment card and financial systems security, and security research to IU Health and IU School of Medicine.  In this role, Mitch collaborates across the organization and with multiple third parties to improve the people, processes, and technologies used to facilitate security and privacy for the benefit of IU Health’s patients and team members.


He also publishes in multiple publications, including CSO Magazine, Healthcare IT News,, Security Current, Healthcare Scene, and HIMSS’ blog.  He also has contributed a chapter for an upcoming Cybersecurity in Healthcare textbook, an essay to Voices of Innovation, which was published in March 2019 by HIMSS, and has a chapter in an upcoming book on Healthcare Cybersecurity for the American Bar Association’s Health Law section.  Mitch has also been quoted in numerous publications, including the Wall Street Journal, ISMG, HealthITSecurity, and Becker’s Hospital Review.


Mitch is also a co-vice chair of the IEEE P2733 working group, Trust, Integrity, Privacy, Protection, Safety, and Security of the Internet of Things (IoT), and a co-subgroup chair of the P2418.6, Blockchain in Healthcare and Life Sciences Cybersecurity and IoT subgroups.  Mitch also participates in other IEEE working groups related to security of the Internet of Things and collaborates with researchers and professionals worldwide on establishing and understanding standards for cybersecurity.