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Exec Chat: Bluetooth Devices Need Security Above And Beyond The Default, MedCrypt CEO Says

In this interview, MedCrypt CEO Mike Kijewski spoke to Medtech Insight about the vulnerabilities that exist in medical devices with Bluetooth capabilities, and how adding unique security features can save patients’ lives.

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Critical Security Considerations for Medical Devices

Too many medical device makers don't pay close attention to the fine details and features of their product designs to ensure they are safe and secure, says Naomi Schwartz, a former product reviewer at the Food and Drug Administration and current cybersecurity adviser at security firm MedCrypt. Listen to the interview to hear more insights from Naomi Schwartz about medical device cybersecurity.

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MedCrypt lands $25M injection to secure vulnerable medical devices

MedCrypt this week announced that it had raised $25 million in Series B funding, led by Intuitive Ventures and Johnson & Johnson Innovation, to help device manufacturers meet these FDA requirements in order to get critical devices to market faster. MedCrypt works with most of the top medical device manufacturers and says its latest investment — also backed by Section 32, Eniac Ventures, Anzu Partners and Dolby Family Ventures — will help it to bolster both its product and its team to get into the hands of even more.

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MedCrypt is Joined by Former FDA Premarket Reviewer and Consumer Safety Officer Naomi Schwartz as New Senior Director of Cybersecurity Quality and Safety

What SBOM details are most important for medical devices? Ken Hoyme, MedCrypt advisory board member, provides insight into effective SBOM use, the importance of threat modeling, and challenges of legacy medical device security in this interview with Marianne McGee from Healthcare Info Security.

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MedCrypt Welcomes Jamell Pentecost as New Senior Director of Product Security Services

Jamell Pentecost joins MedCrypt as the new Senior Director of Product Security Services. With over 10 years of security-based experience, Jamell’s primary focus will be to provide strategic guidance and support to medical device manufacturers (MDMs) in evolving their security practices, delivering documentation for regulatory submissions, implementing product security risk management and threat modeling, and solving specific security challenges by using MedCrypt’s offerings

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Medical Device SBOMs: Attention to Details Matter

What SBOM details are most important for medical devices? Ken Hoyme, MedCrypt advisory board member, provides insight into effective SBOM use, the importance of threat modeling, and challenges of legacy medical device security in this interview with Marianne McGee from Healthcare Info Security.

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What The C-Suite Needs To Know About Security

With concrete goals and expectations for each member of the value chain, there is a clear trend in maturing expectations in both creating and consuming medical device cybersecurity risk. This means leaders face the following question: Is this a matter of managing costs or does this present an opportunity to grow revenue through cybersecurity investment? Discover what the c-suite needs to know about security.

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MedCrypt Welcomes Ken Hoyme to Advisory Board

MedCrypt is pleased to announce the addition of Ken Hoyme to our advisory board. In this role, Ken will advise MedCrypt's strategy and support the company on its path of continual growth as a leading provider of medical device cybersecurity solutions. Ken joins as an advisor alongside Michael McNeil, who was added to MedCrypt's Board of Directors in 2020.

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Senators want FDA to update medical device security guidelines frequently

Two senators want to improve the security of medical devices and potentially save lives by tasking the Food and Drug Administration with putting out new cybersecurity guidelines for the machines regularly. The Strengthening Cybersecurity for Medical Devices Act, introduced by Sens. Jacky Rosen and Todd Young in late May, would require the FDA to update cybersecurity guidelines for medical devices every two years.

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Medical Device Manufacturers Need To Act As Regulators Sharpen Their Cybersecurity Guidelines

With the release of premarket and postmarket cybersecurity guidance documents in the past few years, the FDA has provided device manufacturers with practices to adopt in order to make devices secure by design. Security is no longer a nice-to-have, but an imperative. If we only incrementally improve, we will never meet the security needs of our ecosystem.

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MedCrypt Wins Cybersecurity Contracts for Three Surgical Robotics Companies

MedCrypt is driving secure innovation with the leading manufacturers of surgical robotics technology. Read how our solutions enable manufacturers to secure various aspects of their systems and interoperable system suites

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MedCrypt Announces Suite of Consulting Services for Improved Medical Device Cybersecurity

MedCrypt is now offering Medical Device Cybersecurity Consulting, becoming the first firm to combine cybersecurity with management consulting, decision science, and regulatory strategy, 100% focused on supporting the medical device manufacturers. MedCrypt will work alongside MDMs to mature their product security programs and to help them meet the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Premarket and Postmarket Cybersecurity Guidances.

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We live and breathe healthcare cybersecurity

A medical device may look like just another IoT device, but regulatory constraints and their unique use case require a healthcare-first approach to cybersecurity. MedCrypt's solutions are built specifically for medical devices, which means clinical functionality, patient safety, and care delivery are always the highest priority.
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