HEALTH – Medical Device Security:
Uncomfortable Truths Require Uncomfortable Responses
Josh Corman of I Am The Cavalry and the Atlantic Council is deep into the medical device cybersecurity issue and dealing with the FDA, device vendors, providers, insurance companies and others to help dig out of this problem that he describes as uncomfortable truths.
Josh Corman Chief Security Officer, PTC
The Department of Homeland Security’s cybersecurity agency is ramping up its efforts to protect medical organizations from hacking during the coronavirus pandemic by hiring multiple security specialists with strong ties to the health care sector, CyberScoop has learned.
As the race for a vaccine intensifies, DHS’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency is turning to Josh Corman, who has long evangelized for medical-device security, to help expand the agency’s attempts to secure private-sector networks during the pandemic. Rob Arnold, a former private executive focused on small business’ cybersecurity, is also joining CISA to advise on how COVID-19 has changed cyber risk for critical infrastructure companies.
The agency brings in expertise from the private sector to improve its technical capabilities and engagement with industry partners.
Security firm Medsec tried to use its research findings to drive down the stock of St. Jude Medical