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Hacking the Future of Healthcare

Recorded on May 26, 2020, 9:00-10:15am CDT
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Organized by the team from Archimedes Center for Medical Device Security

Session Abstract:

The healthcare ecosystem is undergoing multiple concurrent and interdependent revolutions, with the potential to save and improve billions of lives. New technologies give rise to new failure modes, accidents, and adversaries, that cannot be perfectly anticipated or prevented. Delaying or denying these innovations to secure them will cost lives, yet if we are cavalier, high profile attacks will trigger a crisis of confidence that will have the same effect. The once distinct worlds of healthcare and cybersecurity have collided - where these domains overlap, we will be safer, sooner, working together. How must we engineer cybersecurity and societal protections to ensure we realize the promise and avoid the peril?

Speaker Bios:

Nina AlliNina Alli, Executive Director, Biohacking Village
Nina is the Executive Director of the Biohacking Village at DEF CON and a guru of trivial knowledge. Nina has worked in healthcare tech/sec for 16 years, primarily in Electronic Medical Record programming and security on its connected IoT devices. She has two higher education degrees, in Biomedical Informatics and Translational Medicine. She is working on a diagnostic microfluidics device being incubated at the NYU Veterans Future Lab. Nina worked as a Scientist in Residence at the New York Academy of Sciences and has served in the US Marine Corps. Contact Nina by emailing


Beau WoodsBeau Woods, Cyber Safety Innovation Fellow, The Atlantic Council
Beau Woods is a Cyber Safety Innovation Fellow with the Atlantic Council, a leader with the I Am The Cavalry grassroots initiative, Founder/CEO of Stratigos Security, and sits on the board of several non-profits. His work bridges the gap between the security research and public policy communities, to ensure connected technology that can impact life and safety is worthy of our trust. He formerly served as Entrepreneur in Residence with the US FDA, and Managing Principle Consultant at Dell SecureWorks. Over the past several years in this capacity, he has consulted with the energy, healthcare, automotive, aviation, rail, and IoT industries, as well as cyber security researchers, US and international policy makers, and the White House. Beau is a published author, frequent public speaker, often quoted in media, and is often engaged for public or private speaking venues.

Related Workshop:

Interested in access to Archimedes member-only webinars, training and events? Do you want to join the virtual conversation alongside the world's leading manufacturers and hospitals to talk solution-based strategies to improve medical device security? Beginning June 3, Archimedes is hosting a four-part Leadership Workshop Webinar Series for members that you don't want to miss! June is also open enrollment month for membership! For more information on our webinar series and how to become an Archimedes member contact us or check out our website for additional information.


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