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Webinar: The Risks of Bio-Medical Devices


The Risks of Bio-Medical Devices

Presented by:
Jake McGuire, M.S., CISSP, CCSFP - Crowe LLP
Isaak Lerner, CISA, CISSM, CISSP - Crowe LLP

This presentation will take place on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 1:00 pm Eastern time (12:00 pm Central time). 
This is a FREE webinar for all AHIA members! Non-members - $49 or Join AHIA today to take advantage of this benefit!

Please Note: Registration will close one hour prior to the live event on Thursday, February 21st. 

Session Description: 

Bio-medical devices, and more broadly IOT devices, are being adopted in healthcare faster than any other industry. These devices can provide huge benefits to the healthcare industry, but they also introduce unintended risk. Many organizations have adopted these devices without the proper cybersecurity framework to mitigate risk. We will discuss the steps organizations must take to implement these devices properly, and what types of controls should be implemented.

Learning Objectives:

Following this discussion, participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the risks around bio-med and IOT devices.
  • Explain what to look for when auditing bio-med devices.
  • List the steps one must take when developing a bio-med program.

Program Level:

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Who should attend: The target audience would be internal auditors or IT staff that work in the healthcare industry.

Delivery Method: Interactive discussion using telephone and Internet technology.

CPE Credits: 1 credit

Speaker Bio(s):
Jake McGuire, M.S., CISSP, CCSFP - Crowe LLP 
Jake McGuire works primarily with the healthcare industry providing guidance on the best approach to secure hospital and healthcare environments. Jake is a cybersecurity manager at Crowe LLP. Mr. McGuire has worked in the IT industry for over 10 years. Prior to working at Crowe, Jake worked with enterprise networking and security.

Mr. McGuire has a research background in bio-medical devices and works on the Crowe bio-medical security team to assist healthcare clients in strengthening their defenses in this growing area of IT. 

Isaak Lerner, CISA, CISSM, CISSP - Crowe LLP
Isaak is a Senior Manager and also serves as a leader of Crowe's Biomedical Device Risk Management services. Isaak has 13 years of professional healthcare audit and risk consulting experience, and has been conducting and supervising biomedical device risk engagements for the past 6 years. 

Please Note: If you wish to receive continuing professional education credits for participating in the discussion, you are required to register and pay the registration fees. You will also be required to answer 3 of the 4 questions asked online during the discussion to qualify for CPE credit.

Cancellations received in writing prior to a week before the discussion will be issued a refund less a $30 processing fee. No refunds for cancellations within the week of the discussion. For more information regarding refund, complaint and program cancellation policies, please contact AHIA at 888-ASK-AHIA (275-2442).

Continuing Professional Education Credits:
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2/21/2019 12:00 PM - 2/21/2019 1:00 PM