Medical Device Security – Dan Purvis – BSW #234
With the first recorded death from a Ransomware attack during the Pandemic, it's time to take medical device security seriously. Dan Purvis, CEO at Velentium, joins Business Security Weekly to discuss the challenges of embedded device security, but also the ramifications to public health. Dan will discuss how to address vulnerabilities in code and firmware, plus the importance of secrets and the software bill of materials.
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Dan Purvis is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of Velentium, a professional engineering firm that specializes in the design and manufacturing of therapeutic and diagnostic active medical devices with the goal of “Changing Lives for a Better World.” A serial entrepreneur and the founder of six companies, Dan has fulfilled his dream to build a company that puts culture before function, results before profit. He has more than 20 years of experience in software, electronics and medical devices. Dan earned a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from Rice University.