Leadership Bios

Cybersecurity Working Group Leadership Bios

Chair

Erik Decker is Chief Information Security Officer  for Intermountain Healthcare

Erik Decker is the Chief Information Security Officer for the Intermountain Healthcare. He is the industry lead for the development of the Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices (HICP) publication, under the HHS 405(d) Program. He is also a member of the Executive Council of the Health Sector Coordinating Council, a joint public-private partnership group tasked with protecting Critical Infrastructure, as defined under the National Infrastructure Protection Plan. In 2020, Erik led the HSCC Task Group that wrote the Health Industry Cybersecurity Tactical Crisis Response Guide (HIC-TCR).   

Vice Chair

Chris Tyberg is Divisional Vice President, Product Security at Abbott

Mr. Tyberg is responsible for leading and coordinating product security efforts across Abbotts various business units and products. Prior to his current role, Chris served as Divisional Vice President of Product Security for Abbotts Medical Device Division as well as the Chief Information Security Officer at St. Jude Medical. He began his career as part of the information security and risk practice at Ernst & Young LLP.

Executive Director

Greg Garcia is Executive Director for Cybersecurity of the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC)

Greg was appointed by President George W. Bush as the nation’s first Assistant Secretary for Cyber Security and Communications at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security from 2006-2009, where he led the National Cyber Security Division, the National Communications System and the Office of Emergency Communications. After DHS, Garcia led Bank of America’s external partnership strategy for cyber security and identity management, then served as executive director of the Financial Services Sector Coordinating Council (FSSCC). Earlier in his career, Greg served as professional staff for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Science, and as a public policy executive for the Information Technology Association of America, American Electronics Association, and 3Com Corporation.

Program Operations Lead

Allison Burke is Program Operations Lead of the Healthcare Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC)

Allison is a Certified Association Executive, awarded by the American Society of Association Executives, and brings over 10 years of experience in the association industry.  Her professional background is comprised of strategic planning, volunteer management, event planning, program development, and project management.