HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum

HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum

Conquer tomorrow’s privacy and security threats at the only peer-to-peer networking event focused on healthcare’s unique challenges. From prevention and detection to response and recovery, HIMSS Privacy & Security Forum will discuss practical solutions that can be put into action right away.

Adam Brand is giving the following talk, below is the abstract and his bio, see attached for his photo.


Title : Medical Device Security

Focusing on Patient Safety Medical devices are increasing in software and network connectivity dependency at a rapid pace --- and with the benefits to software and connectivity come vulnerabilities and exposure. In this talk, learn about the past five years of security research into medical device vulnerabilities, including the results of a honeypot experiment where devices simulating medical devices were placed on the Internet. Adam Brand will dive into the details on specific medical device vulnerabilities and cover how regulators, medical device manufacturers, and healthcare organizations are addressing the risk.


Adam Brand, Director, Privacy and Security Adam Brand has more than 17 years’ experience in information technology and security. He is a Director with Protiviti, where he leads the medical device security practice. Adam has been heavily involved with the “I am The Cavalry” movement, a group of security researchers focused on cybersecurity issues that can affect human life and safety. He has worked with many healthcare providers and medical device manufacturers on the very important topic of medical device security and has spoken at many industry conferences on this issue.

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Security Information and Event Management Technology
11 May 2017 to 12 May 2017
08:30 AM to 06:00 PM EDT
San Francisco, CA
United States
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 8:30am to Friday, May 12, 2017 - 6:00pm