Joseph Granneman is SearchSecurity.com's resident expert on information security management. He has more than 20
years of technology experience, primarily focused in health care information technology.
He is an active independent author and presenter in the health care information technology and
information security fields. He is frequently consulted by the media and interviewed on
various health care information technology and security topics. He has been focused on
compliance and information security in cloud environments for the past decade with many different
implementations in the medical and financial services industries.
Granneman has been active in many standards groups, including the developing the early
frameworks for Health Information Exchange as part of the Health Information Security and Privacy
Security Working Group for Illinois. He was also a volunteer for Certification Commission for
Health Information Technology (CCHIT) Security Working Group, which developed the information
security standards for ARRA certification of electronic medical records. He is currently a
member of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council HIE Planning & Technology committee. He
also continues to be involved in InfaGard and the Chicago Electronic Crimes Task Force. Granneman
has a BS in Music Business from Millikin University and an MBA from Northern Illinois