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Medical Device Security: The CISO's View

Jennings Aske of NY Presbyterian is Encouraged by Manufacturers' Steps
Jennings Aske, CISO, New York-Presbyterian

Encouraged by the moves of medical device manufacturers, Jennings Aske, CISO of NY Presbyterian Hospital, says the “state of the union” of medical device security has improved dramatically. But what more is needed to mitigate risks?

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In an interview recorded at ISMG’s NYC Healthcare Security Summit, Aske discusses:

  • How medical device security has improved in the past year;
  • How his organization has addressed the issue;
  • Whether patients should play a future role in device security.

Aske is the CISO for New York-Presbyterian. Prior to this he was VP Information Security & Chief Security Officer of Nuance Communications as well as Chief Information Security and Privacy Officer of Partners HealthCare. Prior to Partners, Aske was the Chief Information Security Officer for UMass Memorial Hospital. Aske was also the Chief Information Security Officer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts's Executive Office of Health and Human Services, responsible for coordinating information security across the 16 state agencies. Aske is a licensed attorney in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.

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