How Verge Health Deployed a 24×7 Healthcare System on AWS
Track 4: Securing AWS Deployments
Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 4:50pm
James Lawson, Verge Health, Chief Solutions Officer
Vivek Desai, CISM, CISSP, Verge Health, Director of Information Security
Gerry Miller, Cloudticity, Founder and Chief Technology Officer
Securing healthcare applications and data on AWS requires extra diligence, focus and a strong(er) architecture, due to the nature of the data being stored and used, as well as HIPAA and other regulatory requirements. In this session, the Verge Health executive team will discuss the business drivers of migrating a 24×7 critical healthcare system onto AWS. The technical team will then outline how Verge Health built a 24×7 system that spanned multi-Availability Zones using Lambda, Auto Scaling and PAN-OS/VM-Series automation features.
You will walk away with specific, actionable architectural patterns resulting in a usable model for deploying Palo Alto Networks devices on AWS to protect healthcare workloads for stronger security, higher availability, and limitless scalability.
About Verge Health: Founded in 2001, Verge Health is the risk management platform of choice for more than 900 health systems and hospitals nationwide. As an organization, we are dedicated to our clients as evidenced by a 95% retention rate and great feedback from clients who have literally helped create the product road-map and vision for leveraging technology to create meaningful improvements in regard to protecting patients and protecting margins.
About Cloudticity: Cloudticity help healthcare companies design, build, migrate, and manage HIPAA-compliant systems on AWS.