The SEI helps advance software engineering principles and practices and serves as a national resource in software engineering, computer security, and process improvement. The SEI works closely with defense and government organizations, industry, and academia to continually improve software-intensive systems. Its core purpose is to help organizations improve their software engineering capabilities and develop or acquire the right software, defect free, within budget and on time, every time.
Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) Security/Cybersecurity Deborah Lafky, PhD, serves as the subject matter expert and program officer for Healthcare Information Technology (HIT) Security/Cybersecurity within the Office of the National Coordinator for Health IT (ONC). As the nation moves forward with large-scale HIT adoption, creating a safe and secure health information environment is of paramount importance. ONC's HIT security and cybersecurity programs provide critical support for the privacy and security of health information.
Deborah's experience includes:
* White House HIT Task Force: Cybersecurity Working Group coordinator
* National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) | Inter-Agency committee delegate for HHS, HIT SME
* National Science and Technology Council (NSTC) Sub-Committee on Biometrics and Identity Management | Identity Management Task Force
* Federal CIO Council Identity, Credentialing and Access Management Sub-Committee (ICAMSC) | Citizen Outreach Focus Group
* HIMSS Patient Identity Integrity Work Group