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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.

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Episode 14 – A Winding Path to Cybersecurity, and the Future of Medical Device Security – Seth Carmody, MedCrypt

 
 
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Episode 13 – Ethics in Citizen Science – Yong Bee Lim

Yong Bee Lim joins the show to talk about kimchi, rice wine, and building ethical frameworks and institutional review boards for citizen science.

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Episode 13 – Ethics in Citizen Science – Yong Bee Lim
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Episode 12 – Unlocking Respirators to Fight COVID-19 – Trammell Hudson

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...

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Episode 12 – Unlocking Respirators to Fight COVID-19 – Trammell Hudson
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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.

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Episode 11 – A Manufacturer’s Journey to Embrace Hackers – Bill Hagestad and Kyle Erickson, Medtronic
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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.

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Episode 10 – International Cooperation on Healthcare Cybersecurity – David Nathans, Siemens Healthineers
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Episode 09 – A Patient/Hacker’s Journey – Jay Radcliffe

Jay Radcliffe joins Nina and Beau live in the studio to reminisce about growing up inside a hacking household, how his research has matured, and why he has now joined the medical device industry.

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Episode 09 – A Patient/Hacker’s Journey – Jay Radcliffe
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About

The White Hats and Lab Coats Podcast, presented by the Biohacking Village, explores Citizen Science, Biomedical Technology, and Medical Device Security with guests from the DIYBio, cyber security research, and healthcare communities. Find us on iTunes, Google, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. Join the community conversation and expand your grey matter on twitter @dc_bhv and get transcripts, links, and show notes at whitehatslabcoats.org.

Show Hosts

Beau Woods

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. 

Beau Woods
Nina Alli

Nina Alli

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.