webinar register page

Webinar banner
Cybersecurity for startups: Understanding risks, threats and regulations
This webinar is intended to present start-ups with an overview of the cyber security risks they need to address in order to defend against threats and prepare for the upcoming regulations.

Experts from leading cyber security firms in the connected health industry will explore the various cyber risks that exist for early stage companies, their software and connected devices. The webinar will:

- identify what risks should be priorities,
- how to assess risk across the clinical, operational, financial and regulatory aspects of your business,
- how to embrace secure device lifecycle management and,
- how to integrate cyber security into your quality management systems.

Shriekanth Iyer – Business Development Director, Connected Health Cybersecurity, Irdeto
Saif Abed - Director, Cybersecurity Advisory Services, AbedGraham
Brian Walsh - Special Agent, FBI
Melanie Adams - Special Agent, San Francisco Private Sector Engagement, FBI
Paul Grand - CEO, MedTech Innovator (moderator)

Dec 10, 2020 08:30 AM in Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Webinar logo
* Required information

By registering, I agree to the Privacy Statement and Terms of Service.



Shriekanth Iyer
Business Development Director, Connected Health Cybersecurity @Irdeto
Shriekanth Iyer leads Irdeto's new Connected Health cybersecurity business development, strategy, and partnerships for North America, Europe, and Asia. Shriekanth brings over 12 years of Public and Private sector healthcare medical technology experience across South East Asia and APAC markets. Previously he led the Sales team at GE Healthcare Digital in South East Asia for software solutions and services business. For over half a decade, certified RAC (Global) Shriekanth was a Regulator with the Singapore Ministry of Health. He managed a team in medical devices technical evaluation with policy formulation and industry coordination. Shriekanth has sales and business development experience with P&L responsibilities in ASEAN for Medical devices, Bioinformatics, and Transportation solutions across Korean distributors and tech startup subsidiary of Continental. Shriekanth holds a Master's degree in Biomedical Engineering from NTU Singapore, and an MBA from IMD Business School, Switzerland.
Saif Abed, MD
Director, Cybersecurity Advisory Services @AbedGraham
Saif Abed, MD, is a medical doctor and healthcare cybersecurity/national security expert. He is a health IT subject matter expert with a primary field of specialisation in cyber-warfare and crime targeting national healthcare systems. As a globally acknowledged healthcare cybersecurity policy and regulatory best practice expert, he holds advisory roles at the European Commission, World Health Organisation and the UK Government’s Infrastructure and Project Authority. Dr. Abed has an extensive history advising major technology companies, healthcare providers and government agencies that are involved in digital transformation projects with a focus on benefits realisation, risk management, policy analysis and best practice compliance relating to health system security.
Brian Walsh
Special Agent @Federal Bureau of Investigation
Since 2002 SA Brian Walsh has led and supervised FBI investigations across the United Stated. SA Walsh’s experience includes Counterintelligence and Counterterrorism investigations, and, for the last five years, criminal investigations involving drug trafficking organizations, violent criminal gangs, health care fraud / opioid diversion, and criminal cyber intrusion investigation. SA Walsh’s cyber investigations have included Business Email Compromises spanning the United States, Ransomware and mass social engineering attacks targeting victim’s social media and internet based accounts. Additionally, SA Walsh led the FBI Baltimore Division’s Strategic Partnership Program wherein he worked with the private sector to identify and mitigate threats.