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Importance of Securing Medical Devices (also could Discuss Prevention Techniques)

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Importance of Securing Medical Devices (also could Discuss Prevention Techniques)

Time: April 27, 2018 from 10am to 11am
Location: Online
Street: 161 Mission Falls Lane, Suite 216
City/Town: Fremont
Website or Map:…
Phone: 8003851607
Event Type: webinar
Organized By: Netzealous - MentorHealth
Latest Activity: Feb 22, 2018

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Event Description

Training Options Duration: 60 Minutes
Friday, April 27, 2018 | 10:00 AM PDT | 01:00 PM EDT

Overview: At an alarming rate, medical devices are being connected to the network giving them access to and from the Internet. Now these devices are becoming a target of attack by malicious individuals, which could cripple your practice or hospital. In some cases, the medical device, such as a pace maker, which is designed to send and receive commands or data via wireless, could be exploited in a way that could kill a person if not properly secured.

At first, we will look at the background of medical device cybersecurity, why it is necessary, and why the devices are targets for cyber-attacks. Also, will look at federal regulations that are helping to ensure that the device are being designed, developed, and sold with cybersecurity in mind.

The webinar will also review the risks associated with medical devices beginning with the purchasing process through deployment and maintenance of the device. We will examine key risk management and risk analysis techniques to help detect risks, threats, and vulnerabilities.

We will also look at ways to remediate and secure your devices.Finally, we will examine what you should be monitoring to know a new vulnerability exists.

Why should you Attend: Do you have medical devices used in your practice or hospital? Did you even realize that many of these devices function like a computer and could contain vulnerabilities, if exploited, could infect the rest of your network taking you offline? Other times protected health information is stored on the device that just sits exposed for anyone to see which could lead to identity theft.

The webinar is designed to review how medical devices are vulnerable to exploitation, breaches, and could even affect a patient's life depending on the device.If you are an end user, provider, nurse, tech, or in the information technology group, it is critical to understand the risks with having medical devices on the network, and understand what you need to do to secure them.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Background on risks associated with medical devices
FDA involvement in medical device security
Learn the key terms for medical device cybersecurity
Considerations of what to do before and after you purchase a new device
Including medical devices in your Risk Management and Analysis program
Remediating threats and vulnerabilities of medical devices

Who Will Benefit:
Health Care Professionals
Compliance Officers
Business Associates
IT Professionals

Speaker Profile
Brian Freedman , MS, CISSP, PMP, CHCO has earned his Masters of Science in Information Systems and has over 20 years working in IT and Information Assurance. Mr. Freedman leverages deep project management and technical experience in order to lead key elements to several Health-Information Technology (IT), Privacy and Security initiatives.

Price - $139

Contact Info:
Netzealous LLC -MentorHealth
Phone No: 1-800-385-1607
Fax: 302-288-6884
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