MedCrypt is Joined by Former FDA Premarket Reviewer and Client Security Officer Naomi Schwartz as New Senior Director of Cybersecurity High quality and Security

Revealed: Aug. 30, 2022 at 10:00 AM CDT

Naomi will probably be becoming a member of the main supplier of medical gadget cybersecurity following a 6.5-year profession on the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MedCrypt, Inc., the proactive cybersecurity answer supplier for medical gadgets, right now introduced Naomi Schwartz as their new Senior Director of Cybersecurity High quality and Security. Previous to MedCrypt, Naomi was a premarket reviewer and shopper security officer for the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration (FDA) within the Workplace of In Vitro Diagnostics and Radiological Well being (OIR). With over 20 years of techniques engineering expertise, Naomi’s major focus at MedCrypt will probably be to steer evaluation of cybersecurity designs for medical gadgets and assist medical gadget producers (MDMs) optimize their cybersecurity framework to satisfy pointers set by the FDA.

Naomi will probably be becoming a member of the main supplier of medical gadget cybersecurity following a 6.5-year profession on the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration(PRNewswire)

Throughout her time with the FDA, Naomi authorized the software program and cybersecurity for the world’s first regulated Automated Insulin Dosing (AID) System and created Class II pathways for the three main parts of AID techniques, a game-changer for supporting sufferers with insulin-dependent diabetes. She was additionally the FDA’s liaison on requirements for cybersecurity of diabetes gadgets and for EMC of In Vitro Diagnostic (IVD) gadgets. Previous to that, Naomi spent 15 years supporting the Division of Protection as a contractor, specializing in radar system necessities and efficiency analyses, system design, and unbiased verification and validation. Moreover, all through her profession, she has acquired a number of business achievement awards, together with:

  • The Heart for Gadgets and Radiological Well being (CDRH) Plain Language Award
  • The CDHR Group Recognition Award for the Pressing 11 Response Staff
  • The Excellent Buyer Service Award from the CDRH for her time with the FDA
  • The Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal: “Administration Excellence: Courtney Lias, Stayce Beck and the FDA Synthetic Pancreas Staff (2017)”
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“Interoperability is the way forward for medical gadgets, and of healthcare general, and I am very excited to affix MedCrypt to develop instruments and companies for producers that may enhance their cybersecurity processes,” mentioned Naomi Shwartz, MedCrypt’s new Senior Director of Cybersecurity High quality and Security. “MedCrypt is doing such vital work and I am trying ahead to advancing the general public well being mission by offering safety options that guarantee sufferers and healthcare suppliers have entry to world-class gadgets.”

In her position at MedCrypt, Naomi will lead analyses of cybersecurity designs for medical gadgets and assist MDMs optimize their cybersecurity implementations. She may even consider producer and cybersecurity processes to develop instruments that may enhance the combination of cybersecurity into high quality administration techniques and cut back the burden and uncertainty of postmarket administration.

“Amid the rise in cybersecurity wants throughout the medical business, we’re thrilled to welcome Naomi to our increasing crew,” mentioned Shannon Lantzy, Vice President of Consulting at MedCrypt. “Her earlier expertise on the FDA, in addition to a number of roles in techniques engineering, will assist our shoppers speed up their innovation pipeline whereas decreasing cybersecurity danger and uncertainty.”

“Within the years that I’ve recognized Naomi, I’ve seen the affect she’s had on the way in which we method cybersecurity via her work with two of the most important authorities safety groups within the nation,” mentioned Seth Carmody, MedCrypt’s Vice President of Regulatory Technique. “Her expertise with the FDA will assist orient MedCrypt’s methodology to supply gadget producers with a balanced method to cybersecurity to attain well timed, safety designs with out compromising security.”

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Naomi is becoming a member of MedCrypt alongside Jamell Pentecost, who was not too long ago introduced as MedCrypt’s Senior Director of Product Safety Providers together with Ken Hoyme, who joined MedCrypt’s Advisory Board. MedCrypt presently offers enhanced security measures and companies for seven of the highest 10 medical gadget producers in addition to startups and mid-sized firms.

About MedCrypt

MedCrypt is the primary agency to mix cybersecurity expertise merchandise with administration consulting, choice science, and regulatory technique that’s 100% centered on supporting medical gadget producers. MedCrypt has raised greater than $9.4 million in funding to this point with participation from Eniac Ventures, Part 32, Y Combinator, and extra. For extra, please go to www.medcrypt.com.

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