Cybersecurity, healthcare

Medical Device Cybersecurity Conference to Address Vulnerabilities Facing Manufacturers and Hospitals with Legacy Devices

By MedTech Intelligence Staff
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Cybersecurity, healthcare

The vulnerability of legacy devices and systems can threaten patient safety and data privacy. Learn how to face these issues head on at this upcoming event.

As the threat of more cyberattacks targeting medical devices continues to rise, hospitals and manufacturers must work together to improve the security of devices and systems throughout the product lifecycle. The upcoming MedTech Intelligence conference, Medical Device Cybersecurity: Legacy Device Remediation, Compensating Controls & End-of-Life is an interactive program that will discuss the specific issues facing legacy devices and how to address them in the following areas: Managing old and/or incompatible operating systems, scaled validation testing, understanding FDA postmarket requirements, testing and cybersecurity remediation, planning for better future legacy management, device certification and planned obsolescence. The event will also feature both the hospital and manufacturer perspectives on shared responsibility.

Here’s a preview of some of the speakers you’ll see and meet at the event:

  • Seth Carmody – Cybersecurity Project Manager, CDRH (invited)
  • Stephanie Domas – VP of Research, MedSec
  • Anura Fernando – Principal Engineer, Medical Systems Interoperability & Security, Underwriters Laboratories
  • Julian Goldman, M.D. – Medical Director, Partners HealthCare Biomedical Engineering; Director, MGH Medical Device Interoperability & Cybersecurity Program
  • Michelle Jump – Director, Regulatory Affairs Cyber Security, Carestream
  • Kathryn Klaus – Loss Control Attorney, Medmarc
  • Kevin McDonald – Director, Clinical Information Security, Mayo Clinic Office of Information Security
  • Scott Nichols – Director, Global Product Privacy & Cybersecurity, R&D, Beckman Coulter
  • Suzanne B. Schwartz, M.D., MBA, Associate Director for Science and Strategic Partnerships, CDRH (invited)
  • Scott Shindledecker – Product Security Officer, Diagnostics, BD Life Sciences
  • Axel Wirth – Distinguished Technical Architect, US Healthcare Industry, Symantec Corporation

The event takes place June 4¬–5 at the Medical Device Interoperability & Cybersecurity Lab in Cambridge, MA. Registration is open to attend both in-person and virtually.

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