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WEBINAR: Securing the Internet of Things in Healthcare

The Internet of Things enables Healthcare Organizations an Unprecedented Level of Technology Interoperability

The linking of objects as diverse as smartphones, medical devices, cars, and household appliances to sensors, each other, and the Internet is underway, and it’s known as the Internet of Things (IoT). This trend is transforming healthcare by increasing efficiency, lowering costs, and improving patient care, but with it comes various security aspects that organizations must consider. To address these aspects, Mark O’Neill and I will host a webinar on July 23rd titled “Securing the Internet of Things in Healthcare.”

The IoT offers great promise to the healthcare field, where its principles are already being applied to improve access to care, increase the quality of care, and — most importantly — reduce costs. The IoT plays a significant role in a broad range of healthcare applications, from managing chronic diseases at one end of the spectrum to preventing disease at the other. Yet, as the world grows more connected, the need for a new security model becomes even more critical. The IoT in healthcare requires innovative solutions to make sure that it securely fulfills its potential and preserves the convenience it represents.

Attendees of this webinar will learn:

•  The FDA’s recommendations for secure communication with IoT-connected medical devices

• 10 security considerations for the IoT as it relates to the various models in the healthcare industry

• Healthcare use cases for IoT 

WHAT: Webinar: “Securing The Internet Of Things In Healthcare
WHO: Atif Chaughtai, Director, Healthcare Solutions, Axway. Mark O’Neill, Vice President of Innovation, Axway.
WHEN: July 23, 2014, 1:00-2:00 p.m. EST

To register for the webinar, click here.

Download the Axway whitepaper “Top Ten Security Considerations for the Internet of Things.”

API Security as Business Enabler at BMW Group – At ODETTE 2014

The connected car is now one of the hottest use cases for APIs. APIs are used in all aspects of connected cars. Security, version management, and developer and app registration is core.

If you are interested in how APIs are central to the rise of the connected car, I recommend checking out the talk by Sebastian Mennicke of iC Consult at Odette 2014 in Lyon, France on 19 and 20 May. iC Consult is an Axway partner which has been to the fore of deploying secure API projects worldwide.

Sebastian is speaking about the usage of the Axway API Gateway for secure APIs, using the example of the BMW i series project. The abstract is below:

The move to the connected vehicle is already in full swing with all major automotive OEMs offering systems that connect vehicles to the Internet. And the BMW i series is already on the road proving this evolution. The market opportunity has the potential to be huge: according to research firm SBD and the GSMA, the global connected car industry will be worth €39 billion in 2018, up from €13 billion in 2012.

In order for manufacturers to truly cash in, they need to consider the potential challenges that arise from this new era of vehicle mobility. Automakers need to look at the next generation security and integration technologies so they can control exactly who has access to the vehicle. The key to this is API Management.

APIs are what connect the apps in connected vehicles to the services which they depend on.  Therefore, there is a need to manage and govern the APIs that enable collaboration between a vehicle and an app, such as the registration of developers and apps, API key distribution and revocation, and API version management.

Sebastian Mennicke, Senior Consultant at leading Identity & Access Management Consultancy iC Consult, shows how the Axway API Gateway can help to integrate mobile apps with backend APIs by the example of the BMW i series project.

  • Real world best practice use cases for integrating mobile apps on the car with enterprise data systems
  • How an efficient API management strategy is fundamental to securing flow of data across a network of connected cars
  • How to control the access to and from your car in the emerging Internet of Things

http://www.odette.org/conference/presentation/20297

(Originally posted in slightly different form at soatothecloud.com.)