16. September 2019 - 18:00 till 19:00
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Cybersecurity Vulnerability in Medical Devices | Royal Melbourne Hospital | Monday, 16. September 2019

Cybersecurity in Hospitals has been highlighted in recent weeks after significant vulnerabilities were discovered in hospital IT systems. Medical Devices which are part of the Internet of Things are labelled as serious threats to security with hackers likely to be able to access smart infusion pumps and even implanted active devices. Our speaker, Dana-Megan Rossi, has extensive experience in managing cybersecurity and will discuss the lengths which are required to keep our medical equipment operating.
BiographyDana-Megan Rossi leads global Cybersecurity Vulnerability and Threat Management for Information and Product Security at BD. Her work focuses on strategic and tactical security operations and initiatives, collaborations and global programs to enhance security to customers by design, in use and through partnership. She works closely with industry stakeholders and governments on proactive measures to address the threat landscape, risk mitigation strategies, internal and government investigations and securityawareness. Ms. Rossi previously led the Product Security Operations teams, and served as the Product Security Officer for the Technology Solutions and Digital Health business units at BD.Ms. Rossi brings extensive experience in managing global enterprise and product cybersecurity incident response, having previously led incident response coordination and preparedness at a large global conglomerate. Her work included leading the Product Security Incident Response Team (PSIRT) and crisis-level cybersecurity response plans and processes, drafting and leading tabletop exercises, and coordinating multistakeholder security responses. Ms. Rossi also previously created and led a cybersecurity law & policy forum for corporate counsel, bringing together legal counsel, senior U.S. government advisors and ITprofessionals for cyber preparedness.Ms. Rossi currently serves as the Health Care and Public Health Sector Chief for FBI’s InfraGard for the National Capital Region, and is a member of the Cyber Health Working Group. She holds a Juris Doctor from Loyola University New Orleans, is licensed to practice law in New York, and earned her undergraduate degree from American University. She has also completed cyber intelligence training with the U.S.-based NCFTA and the Domestic Security Alliance Council. Ms. Rossi regularly speaks on cybersecurity matters and participates in public-private collaborations and cyber war game engagements. She is based in Northern Virginia in the U.S., and is currently on assignment in Singapore.







Dana-Megan Rossi
BD Australia Director, Cybersecurity Vulnerability and Threat Management