Medical devices are part of the Internet of Things (IoT). A threat to patient privacy and now, patient safety. The department of Health and Human Services and the Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Task Force have agree medical devices are the #1 threat vector for malicious cybersecurity attackers and unintended malware incidents like Notpetya & Wannacry. It’s not if you will be breached, it’s when and have you prepared? This session will explain which devices are the most vulnerable and why? What is the current information regarding legislation and initiatives, effective procedures and technical mitigations related to medical device vulnerabilities. How can Governance improve departmental collaboration and reduce the HDO’s risk exposure? What are the leading health systems doing to combat this threat?
March 19, 2021
1.0 – Informatics, Analytics and Data Use
Ty is currently the CEO of Cyber Tygr, a company dedicated to improving and protecting the privacy, cybersecurity and compliance of our nation’s Health Industry by operationalizing advanced technologies.
Mr. Greenhalgh is an active member in several groups and associations, such as Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council’s Joint Cybersecurity Workgroup, the Department of Health and Human Services 405(d) Workgroup and the Department of Commerce National Information and Telecommunications Agency.