Medical Device Security (Part 1 of 3): For Hospitals and Other Care Providers

September 2, 12:00pm, CDT - 1:00pm, CDT



Presentation Overview

The presentation will address critical components for developing and implemention an effective Medical Device Security Management Program.


Matt Dimino, Medical Device Security Consultant

Matt Dimino is an advocate to help our nation’s healthcare and public health sector recognize and prepare for tomorrow's cyber threat landscape. Mr. Dimino, HCISPP, is a medical device security consultant for CynergisTek, a top-ranked cybersecurity firm. Matt's prolific 13-year career involves roles such as clinical engineer, professor, and researcher and consultant for a non-profit public health and safety organization. Mr. Dimino holds a bachelor’s degree in clinical engineering and an MBA in healthcare and has earned numerous IT security industry certifications. Motivated by work that makes a difference, Mr. Dimino is proud to continue research and extend his expertise in the domains of education, medical device cyber threat mitigation and the implementation of prevention strategies.

Tim Homstad, Senior Manager, IT Security & Compliance

Tim Homstad is a Senior Manager of IT Security and Compliance for Backbone Consultants, a division of CynergisTek, a top-ranked cybersecurity firm. Tim leads cybersecurity, privacy and other compliance audits as well consulting engagements in those areas. Tim’s 13-year career includes several years as a cybersecurity expert at a leading medical device manufacturer in addition to experience as a technology audit leader for two Fortune 100 companies. Mr. Homstad has bachelor’s degrees in both Accounting and Business Computer Information Systems, and has earned several professional certifications including: CISSP, CISA, CIPP/US.

Presentation Agenda

  • Why Medical Device Security (MDS)
  • MDS Challenges
  • MDS Program Components
  • MDS Tools and Output Overview
  • Wrap-up / QA