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MDIC seeks SMEs to volunteer for threat modeling bootcamps
MDIC is seeking subject matter experts to volunteer their time assisting MDIC's efforts on improving health care cybersecurity with the ultimate goal of safer and effective devices and diagnostics for the patients. This project will focus on threat modeling for devices and diagnostics. MDIC is working with the FDA, the MITRE Corp. and Shostack Associates to develop a series of bootcamps and a playbook on threat modeling, and we are in need of additional SMEs who can join in this endeavor as bootcamp trainers. If you would like to learn more about MDIC cybersecurity projects and explore opportunities to join us in this effort, please contact us.
Opportunity to serve on the MDIC Cybersecurity Steering Committee
MDIC's Cybersecurity Steering Committee will oversee strategy for various cyber projects at MDIC, developing synergy with the efforts of the FDA and other organizations in the field. The committee will have approximately 12 representatives from MDIC membership (including the FDA, patient groups, small manufacturers and venture firms). The committee will have one or two in-person meeting per year, a monthly hourlong teleconference and other calls/communications as needed. The term of appointment will be Jan. 2020-Dec. 2022. There are few openings on this steering committee. If you are interested in serving, please contact us.
The Medical Device Innovation Consortium (MDIC) is a public-private partnership collaborating on regulatory, scientific, and patient value challenges within the medical device and diagnostic industry. Through its partnership with government, non-profit, and industry stakeholders, MDIC works to shape the future of healthcare by developing tools and resources aimed to advance approaches that accelerate patient access to safe and more cost-effective medical technologies.