Connie Barrera

Jackson Health System

Connie Barrera is Chief Information Security Officer at Jackson HealthSystem. During the past 24 years, she has spent considerable time in severalcritical IT roles, including endpoint support and architecture, systemsengineering and architecture, and security. Connieholds multiple certifications, including MCP, MCSE, CCNA, CCM, CCA, CRISC,CISA, CISSP, ISA, PCIP, and CCP-M. As CISO, she is responsible for developingpolicy and standards related to privacy, confidentiality, integrity, andavailability of IT services. To this end, Connie develops and maintains riskmanagement, security awareness and compliance programs to effectively deal withthe implications of legislated requirements that impact security.