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ePlus to Host Healthcare IT Security Presentation at the HIMSS 17 Conference and Exhibition


HERNDON, VA – January 24, 2017 – ePlus inc. (NASDAQ NGS: PLUSnews) today announced that it is hosting a presentation with Ingram Micro at the HIMSS annual conference to explore “The Compelling Case for Improving Healthcare IT Security.”  The conference and exhibition is being held February 19-23 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, FL.  ePlus is a Gold Corporate Member of the national HIMSS organization.

The session, presented by Thomas L. Norman, CPP/PSP, Global Security Consultant at Ingram Micro, will cover:

  • Current and emerging threats against hospitals, clinics, and supporting service companies
  • Consequences of these threats
  • Strategies to protect against breaches and mitigation  

The presentation is being held February 22 at 1:00pm in Room 202C.  ePlus is exhibiting in booth #8345.

“We look forward to exhibiting at HIMSS 17 and featuring healthcare IT solutions that empower hospitals to deliver value-based care, including analytics/big data, patient engagement systems, and data security,” said George Pashardis, VP leading healthcare at ePlus.  “IT security is top of mind for healthcare organizations, with recent cyberattacks and data breaches exposing millions of patient records and healthcare information.  We’re pleased with the opportunity to present on this compelling topic at HIMSS and assist healthcare organizations to be aware of emerging threats, strengthen their security posture, and mitigate swiftly in case of a data breach.”

More information about ePlus’ healthcare practice can be found at www.eplus.com/healthcare.

Mr. Norman is a Global Security Technology Consultant (Technology Consultant II) for Ingram Micro.  He has more than 35 years of experience as an international security and anti-terrorism consultant serving U.S. and foreign governments and major NGOs such as international peacekeeping forces.  He has written nine books on Security Principles, one of which was awarded Security Industry Book of the Year in 2016.  

About ePlus inc.

ePlus is an engineering-centric technology solutions provider that helps organizations imagine, implement, and achieve more from their technology.  With the highest certifications from top technology partners and expertise in key technologies from data center to security, cloud, and collaboration, ePlus transforms IT from a cost center to a business enabler.  Founded in 1990, ePlus has more than 1,000 associates serving a diverse set of customers nationally, and in Europe.  The Company is headquartered at 13595 Dulles Technology Drive, Herndon, VA, 20171.  For more information, visit www.eplus.com, call 888-482-1122, or email info@eplus.com.  Connect with ePlus on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ePlusinc and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/ePlus.   ePlus. Where Technology Means More®.

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