The Food and Drug Administration has announced the agenda for their conference on Medical Device Cybersecurity to be held later this month. The 2-day conference and workshop is designed to engage the multi-stakeholder community in focused discussions on unresolved gaps and challenges that have hampered progress in advancing medical device cybersecurity.
Included on the agenda are sessions on:
• Keynote Address: Marty Edwards, Director of ICS–CERT;
• Medical Device Cybersecurity: A Year in Reflection and Looking Ahead;
• Cyber Threat Landscape within the Healthcare and Public Health Sector;
• FDA's Current Thinking: Implementation of the NIST ‘Framework for Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity’ for Strengthening Security throughout the Total Product Life Cycle;
• Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (ISAO);
• Vulnerability Handling Processes and Coordinated Vulnerability Disclosure;
• Overcoming Challenges Manufacturers face with Increased Cybersecurity Collaboration;
• Identifying and Crafting Action Plans to Address Gaps and Challenges in Strengthening the Cybersecurity Stance of the Medical Device Ecosystem;
• Gaining Situational Awareness of Current Activities in the Healthcare and Public Health Sector to Enhance Medical Device Cybersecurity; and
• Adapting and/or Implementing Medical Device Cybersecurity Standards
The link for the webcast is still not available. It should be on the conference web site by the time of the meeting.