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Hacking the Hospital

  • Tuesday, September 08, 2015 at 11:00 AM EDT (2015-09-08 15:00:00 UTC)
  • Billy Rios

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Research into connected smart devices widely used in hospitals and care centers across the globe have found not only vulnerabilities but case studies of active exploits. Remote access to confidential information gets the news coverage, but the potential goes much further. We will examine some of the known cases in detail and discuss ways in which medical device vendors and customers can better protect themselves and their end-users (you and me) from malicious misuse.

Speaker Bio

Billy Rios

Billy Rios currently serves as the director of vulnerability research and threat intelligence at Qualys. Billy studies emerging threats with a focus on embedded devices, medical devices, industrial control systems (ICS), and critical infrastructure (CI). Before joining Qualys, he was a Lead at Google, where he led the front-line response for externally reported security issues and incidents. As the security program manager at Internet Explorer (Microsoft), Billy led the company's response for several high profile incidents, including the response for Operation Aurora. Billy has also worked as a penetration tester, an intrusion detection analyst, and served as an active duty Marine Corps officer. An accomplished author and speaker, Billy currently holds an MBA and a master of science degree in information systems.

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