Dr. Anita Finnegan

CEO & President

Nova Leah

Dr. Anita Finnegan is the CEO of Nova Leah, the first provider of intelligent software solutions for addressing cybersecurity risk management compliance requirements for connected medical devices. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of medical device cybersecurity risk management and is an active member of a number of International Standards Communities. Her PhD research focused medical device cybersecurity through the use of security assurance cases. In additional to many peered reviewed journals and a number of book chapters, Anita authored and was the international project leader for two technical reports (IEC/TR 80001-2-8 and IEC/TR 80001-2-9). She represents NSAI as Ireland’s medical device security expert at International Standards meetings and is a member of the following working groups: MITA’s MDS2 Canvass Group, NTIA Software Transparency Group, UL 2900 Steering Group and a Project Lead for the development of a new cybersecurity assurance standard for ISO/IEC 81001.


Increasing connectivity in the healthcare domain – implications to data security and privacy

04/11/2020 14.15 - 14.55

Breakout TrackChannel 2Breakout session

As the healthcare domain transitions from a standalone device domain to an industry of connected medical devices, more and more data is being transmitted electronically. Much of this data is classified as sensitive, particularly Patient Health Information (PHI). The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) brings many benefits such as faster and more accurate diagnosis’, automated treatment and reduced...