Cybersecure Data & Devices

Leading a “whole-of-community” approach to securing connected medical devices and patient data from active cyber adversaries.

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Defending Telehealth Ecosystems

Defending Telehealth Ecosystems

The telehealth ecosystem is a complex combination of technologies enabling new capabilities for delivery of patient centric care. This HIMSS18 session by Ronnie Daldos, MITRE, introduces threat based defense as a key component of a comprehensive risk management strategy.

Healthcare Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response

The recent escalation of cyber-attacks and the potential for combined cyber and physical attacks means the healthcare industry must better secure itself. In this HIMSS18 presentation, Margie Zuk and Penny Chase from MITRE share a “whole of community” approach to proactively developing regional plans, models and playbooks that integrate cyber into overall emergency preparedness and response.

Detecting Cyber Threats with ATT&CK-based Analytics

The Adversarial Tactics, Techniques, & Common Knowledge (ATT&CK™) family of models, developed for public use by the MITRE Corporation, provides a methodology for characterizing and describing the actions an adversary may take while operating on specific platforms within an enterprise network. This HIMSS18 session by Denise Anderson, NH-ISAC and Julie Connolly, MITRE explains the ATT&CK family models in detail and describes the healthcare ATT&CK-based analytic developments.

Managing Medical Device Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities

Medical device cybersecurity continues to evolve. This HIMSS18 presentation by session by Seth Carmody, PhD (FDA) and Penny Chase, MITRE characterizes the initiatives such as development of a Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) rubric, as well as the relevant FDA and community roles, in helping to realize safer, more secure device clinical operation and use.

Premarket Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

The need for effective cybersecurity to assure medical device functionality and safety has become more important with the increasing use of wireless, Internet- and network- connected devices, and the frequent electronic exchange of medical device-related health information. Learn more in the report “Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices” Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff.

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