Shawn Merdinger is a security researcher and founder of the MedSec medical device security LinkedIn group started in 2009, now with 1500+ members. With 17+ years of security experience, he’s worked as a security consultant, a network security analyst in a academic medical center, a product security engineer with with Cisco Systems, and as a independent security researcher. He’s served as technical editor for Cisco Press, Pearson, Wiley and Syngress on twelve security books and has presented original security research at BlackHat, DEFCON, DerbyCon, ShmooCon, BSides, Ph-Neutral, ISSA, InfraGard, CONfidence, CarolinaCon, NoConName, IT Underground, Computer Security Institute and other conferences.
Medical Device Security: State of the Art in 2018
Over the past several years, medical device security has emerged from a unrecognized shadowy security issue to the forefront of concern by healthcare providers, vendors, media and patients. This presentation provides a history of medical device security issues, key challenges we face, recent regulatory changes with FDA guidance, and a forward look at emerging threats well beyond ransomware. Attendees will gain an insights to the challenges, learn about the threats and have common medical device security myths dispelled.