Bio2Device Group Cyber-security in Medical Device Industry

Sunnyvale, CA

7/18/2017

8:30am - 10:30am

Bio2Device Group, Tuesday Morning, July 18, 2017

Topic: “Cyber-security in Medical Device Industry”
Speaker: Rollie Olson, Systems Engineer, Varian Medical
Date and Time: Tuesday, July 18, 2017, 8:30 am
Location: Sunnyvale City Council Chambers- 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale
There is no charge or registration for morning meetings.

Topic Description
Today’s interconnected world has brought numerous advances in health care and with it increased risk. Connected medical devices are susceptible to multiple vulnerabilities from cyber attacks; the most catastrophic of which is death to those who the intended use of the device is to treat. Pressure is on medical device developers to identify these vulnerabilities and implement safeguards. This presentation will explore some of the vulnerabilities and the challenges faced by medical device developers to eliminate or protect the patients for harm.

Speaker Bio
Rollie Olson is a Systems Engineer with Varian Medical Systems responsible for risk management. He has over 20 years of experience as a systems engineer in both defense and medical systems. He worked on the signal processing of the advanced synthetic aperture radar for the US Air Force SR-71 Blackbird, the intel processing for the U-2 Dragonlady, and the command and control for the digitized battlefield for the US Army M2A3 Bradley Fighting Vehicle, before transitioning to work at Varian on radiotherapy systems to eliminate the fear of cancer.
I am the past President for SFBAC of INCOSE and we have been striving to get more participation in our monthly meetings. With that aim, I would like to know how you learned of our meeting and your input on the experience with the remote connection.

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Contact: Harry Wachob
Contact Phone: 408.607.2823
Contact Email: moderator@biodevicegroup.org

Event Address:

Sunnyvale City Council Chambers- 456 West Olive Ave., Sunnyvale