Endpoint Security

Securing Devices While Maintaining Functionality

Chris Hickman of Keyfactor on Managing Medical Device Life Cycles
Chris Hickman, CSO, Keyfactor

Chris Hickman of Keyfactor explains the challenges of securing and protecting medical devices and the data they collect while delivering the functionality that users demand.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Hickman discusses:

  • The unique challenges of protecting patient data gathered by medical devices;
  • How organizations need to approach lifecycle management for medical devices;
  • Why HIPAA remains critical to protecting patient data.

Hickman is the chief security officer of Keyfactor. An expert in digital identity security, he has more than 20 years of experience, including roles at Alacris and Critical Path.


About the Author

Scott Ferguson

Scott Ferguson

Managing Editor, News Desk

Ferguson is the managing editor for the news desk at Information Security Media Group. He's been covering the IT industry for more than 13 years. Before joining ISMG, Ferguson was editor-in-chief at eWEEK and director of audience development for InformationWeek. He's also written and edited for Light Reading, Security Now, Enterprise Cloud News, TU-Automotive, Dice Insights and DevOps.com.




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