Healthcare and Med Device Series


The Cyber Security Summit is hosting three events in Minnesota focusing on Healthcare and Medical Device Security during 2018.  Please join us for these informative sessions.






Post-Market Management of Fielded Medical Devices

Thursday, April 26, 2018 1-5PM

Location: Medtronic (Mounds View, MN, Campus)

This session will cover such topics as:

  • What is a “software bill of materials” and how can it be generated and communicated?
  • What tools are available to support monitoring 3rd party software for new reported vulnerabilities?
  • Virus checkers, white listing – what is the best approach?
  • Getting to where the end user can apply 3rd party patches directly – what can enable this strategy?







Healthcare System Management of Medical Devices

Thursday, July 26, 2018 1-5PM

Location: TBD

This session will cover such topics as:

  • How to work with vendors to best design a secure medical device network?
  • How do you get a seat at the procurement table so secure devices are being purchased?
  • How to you specify security requirements to vendors?
  • Oh no – there has been a system merger/acquisition – how do you manage the medical device inventory?
  • Device discovery techniques – what do you have, what does it contain, and where is it?







 “Table Stakes” in the Development and Deployment of Secure Medical Devices

Monday, October 22, 2018 1-5PM

Location: Minneapolis Convention Center as a pre-event workshop before Cyber Security Summit 2018

This session will cover such topics as:

  • Basic threat modeling and risk assessment
  • Cyber-hygiene – how do you harden a medical device?
  • What are the basic requirements for security testing and how best to get that done?
  • Procurement interactions between hospital and manufacturer – what to expect?
  • Patching best practices



Get the best value by registering for all three sessions by March 30, 2018 and pay only $375. After April 6th the price increases to $575.

3 Sessions: $375 early; $575 regular

2 Sessions: $300 early; $400 regular

1 Session: $175 early; $225 regular; $275 onsite


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Supported by:



Healthcare & Med Device Security Series Committee

2018 CHAIR
Ken Hoyme, Director, Product & Eng. Systems Security, Boston Scientific

Bonnie Anderson Maxey, Information Security and Privacy Officer, Hennepin County Medical Center
Bob Bennett, Co-Founder, NaviLogic
Deb Bruemmer, Senior Manager, Mayo Clinic
Todd Carpenter, Chief Engineer – Systems and Architecture, Adventium Labs
Scott Erven, Managing Director, PwC | Cybersecurity & Privacy
Bill Hagestad, Senior Principal Cyber Security Engineer, R&D, Smiths Medical
Brian Isle, Co-founder, Adventium Labs; Senior Fellow, University of Minnesota Technological Leadership Institute
Eileen Manning, Executive Producer and Co-Creator, Cyber Security Summit
Dan Mooradian, PhD, Honeywell/James J. Renier Chair in Technology Management, Senior Fellow, Director of Graduate Studies – MDI, Technological Leadership Institute, University of Minnesota
Dale Nordenberg, Executive Director and Co-Founder, Medical Device Innovation, Safety, and Security Consortium
David Notch, Sr. Enterprise Security Architect, Medtronic
Tom Parker, Sr. Director – Information Security and Controls, Starkey
Matt Russo, Senior Director, Product Security, Medtronic
Nita Shah, Co-founder and CTO, TLT
Chris Tyberg, Division Vice President, Information Security, Abbott Medical Devices


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