Implementing a Comprehensive Connected Medical Devices Security Plan—From Bleeding Edge Technology to Services

Inhel Rekik,  Director of Health Technology Security at MedStar Health, and  Dr. May Wang,  CTO and co-founder, Zingbox

Inhel Rekik, Director of Health Technology Security at MedStar Health, and Dr. May Wang, CTO and co-founder, Zingbox

Healthcare providers face two daunting challenges in securing their connected medical devices; making sense of the latest cyber security technologies and implementing the services to leverage the new solutions effectively. As a leading healthcare provider serving more than 500,000 patients each year in the Maryland and Washington DC area, MedStar Health faced these challenges. Through innovative partnership and collaboration, MedStar was able to implement a comprehensive solution and processes that not only secure their connected medical devices but also simplify management and accelerate incident response. This presentation will review the technology, processes, and services employed by MedStar.