The National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) and the Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) at the University of Minnesota, in collaboration with members of the medical devices manufacturing and user community, have drafted a use case focused on the security of wireless medical infusion pumps. The two organizations will officially launch the new use case at an event on Thursday, December 18, 2014 in Minnesota. Gavin O’Brien, the NCCoE project leader for this use case, will attend, along with the leadership of the TLI and Minnesota Congressman Erik Paulsen.
The NCCoE's Jim McCarthy will speak about the center's energy sector use cases on a panel at the Maintaining Robust Grid Cybersecurity in Expanding Smart Grid Markets conference in Washington, D.C. on November 20, 2014.
On November 5-6, 2014, student guest researchers from the NCCoE will be available in the exhibit hall to explain their work at the NICE Conference and Expo in Columbia, Md. The students, who are enrolled in various programs across the University System of Maryland, have been working on example solutions to cybersecurity challenges faced by the energy, financial services, and health IT sectors.
On October 22, 2014 at 2:55 p.m., NCCoE Senior Security Engineer Gavin O'Brien will participate on a panel titled, "Building Potential Cybersecurity Solutions/Paths Forward," at the FDA's public workshop, "Collaborative Approaches for Medical Device and Healthcare Cybersecurity." The workshop takes place October 21-22, 2014 in Arlington, Va.
Join us for the NCCoE fall open house for a focus on education and workforce development. The morning will include presentations by the NCCoE's student guest researchers from the University of Maryland and a panel of experts from industry, academia, and initiatives on education discussing how to meet the critical need for cybersecurity professionals.
Plan to join us at the NCCoE:
October 15, 2014
9:30 am to noon
9600 Gudelsky Drive
Rockville, MD 20850
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On Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 9 to 11 a.m., the Startup Maryland bus will stop at NIST’s National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence and Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research. Startup Maryland is a regional initiative to promote new business ventures. The Startup Bus is a mobile video studio where entrepreneurs can record pitches about their companies and products, which will be viewed and judged by potential investors.
On September 9, 2014, the NCCoE's Nate Lesser, deputy director, will participate in a panel discussion at the meeting, Navigating Cybersecurity: Best Business Practices for the Defense Industrial Base, to take place from 8:30 to 11:30 am at Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pa.