Voice of the Biohacking Village
At the Forefront of Biohacking, with DIYBio, Citizen Science, and Biomedical Security.
Najla Lindsay, one of our volunteers and DFIR professional, joins the show to talk about her adventures in working security and safety incidents in healthcare.
Episode 14 – A Winding Path to Cybersecurity, and the Future of Medical Device Security – Seth Carmody, MedCrypt
The ever-enlightening Seth Carmody joins the podcast to tell us just how a chemist ends up as one of the FDA’s cybersecurity leads, and looks ahead to the future of medical device security.
Yong Bee Lim joins the show to talk about kimchi, rice wine, and building ethical frameworks and institutional review boards for citizen science.
Trammell Hudson likes to take things apart. Including, as it turns out, firmware on CPAP and BiPAP devices that can unlock ventilator capabilities on those devices, through the Airbreak project. Other notes from the show: One of Trammell’s earlier projects, Magic Lantern, unlocked capabilities...
Episode 11 – A Manufacturer’s Journey to Embrace Hackers – Bill Hagestad and Kyle Erickson, Medtronic
Two of Medtronic’s security team join the show to talk about overcoming adversity in dealing with hackers, and their experience last year with the Biohacking Village at DEF CON.
Episode 10 – International Cooperation on Healthcare Cybersecurity – David Nathans, Siemens Healthineers
David Nathans joins the podcast to talk about how medical device makers work with each other and with regulators around the world.
Beau Woods leads the Biohacking Village: Device Lab and co-hosts the White Hats and Lab Coats podcast. Beau is a Cyber Safety Innovation Fellow with the Atlantic Council, a leader with the I Am The Cavalry grassroots initiative, and Founder/CEO of Stratigos Security. His work bridges the gap between the security research and public policy communities, to ensure connected technology that can impact life and safety is worthy of our trust. He formerly served as Entrepreneur in Residence with the US FDA, and Managing Principle Consultant at Dell SecureWorks. Over the past several years in this capacity, he has consulted with the energy, healthcare, automotive, aviation, rail, and IoT industries, as well as cyber security researchers, US and international policy makers, and the White House. Beau is a published author, frequent public speaker, often quoted in media, and is often engaged for public or private speaking venues.
Nina is the Executive Director of the Biohacking Village at DEF CON and a guru of trivial knowledge. Nina has worked in healthcare tech/sec for 16 years, primarily in Electronic Medical Record programming, interfacing, and security as well as worked on various biomedical projects. She has two higher education degrees, in Biomedical Informatics and Translational Medicine – with a focus on medical devices. She is working on a diagnostic microfluidics device being incubated at the NYU Veterans Future Lab. Nina worked as a Scientist in Residence at the New York Academy of Sciences and has served in the US Marine Corps.