Principal Cybersecurity Researcher
Kevin Littlefield brings over 20 years’ experience in information and cybersecurity to his work researching and developing solutions for federal healthcare sponsors. As a principal cybersecurity researcher and health cyber domain capability area lead at the National Cybersecurity FFRDC, he contributed to the development of NIST SP 1800-8, Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps in Healthcare Delivery Organizations, and NIST SP 1800-24, Securing Picture Archiving and Communication System (PACS).
Since joining MITRE, he has worked with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), and the National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE). Mr. Littlefield applies his insight and lessons learned from a wide range of projects related to security operations, cyber threat intelligence information sharing, microservice security, and medical device security to the needs of the healthcare industry. Prior to joining MITRE, Mr. Littlefield served as the Information Security Officer for the Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Physician’s Organization, where he managed the information security program that spanned the BWH and Brigham and Women’s Faulkner Hospitals. This program provided cybersecurity guidance for patient care as well as medical research information systems. Mr. Littlefield served as the Global Information Security Officer at the Novartis Institutes for BioMedical Research, and held risk management, auditing and information security roles at Harvard University, John Hancock Financial Services, VIANT Corporation, and Cambridge Technology Partners. He is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional and holds a B.A. in Politics from Brandeis University.