FDA’s New Focus on Cybersecurity 🗓

— current landscape and recent history of FDA focus on cybersecurity

Chapman University, Orange Map

— A joint presentation hosted by IEEE Orange County Computer Society (OCCS), The Orange County IEEE Cybersecurity Special Interest Group (CybersecuritySIG), and the Orange County IEEE Engineering in Medicine & Biology Society (IEEE EMBS).
Meeting Date: Monday, May 22, 2017
Time: 6:30 PM Networking; 7:00 PM Presentation
Speaker: Daniel Beard, Promenade Software Inc.
Location: Orange – Chapman University
Cost: none
RSVP: requested
Event Details: IEEE/vTools
It’s no secret that he FDA has been focusing intensely on cybersecurity over the past couple of years.
The premarket and postmarket cybersecurity guidances put more responsibility on the manufacturer than ever before, and many manufacturers are confused about what they need to do.
This talk will outline the current landscape and recent history explaining why the FDA is intensely
focusing on cybersecurity. It will also give recommendations and examples on the quickest way
for manufacturers to come up to speed with the guidances.

Bio: Daniel Beard is a founder and VP of Technology at Promenade Software, Inc.. He is passionate about technology and communications, and strives to bring best-in-class infrastructure and techniques to the Medical Device Sector’s connected devices. His background includes over 7 years in the Medical Device sector, creating custom software for IVD and Therapy devices.
Daniel is obsessed with cyber-security in infrastructure. He is a founding member of MedISAO, an Information Sharing an Analysis Organization tailored to medical device manufacturers, consults on how to improve device security in regulated manufacturing environments, and contributes to multiple open-source security tools.