Intelligent CISO Issue 10 - Page 10

news Arxan extends leadership position in medical device app security rxan Technologies, a trusted provider of application protection solutions, has announced that BSI Group American Inc has certified the company to the latest ISO 13485 Certification, the global standard for medical device quality management systems (QMS). A The updated certification is assurance that Arxan meets all of the major global medical device quality system regulatory requirements and demonstrates Arxan’s continued commitment to quality through established and consistent policies, practices and procedures for its entire product suite. The ISO 13485: 2016 certification replaces the previous version from 2003 and requires detailed compliance with key areas in the lifecycle of a medical device such as protecting confidential health information, obligations around regulatory requirements and a risk- based approach to controls of the quality management system. The new certification requires complete compliance in regard to process changes, application validation, supporting infrastructure, communications with regulatory authorities and record verification. Joe Sander, CEO of Arxan, said: “We remain strongly committed to providing the highest levels of quality protection for all connected medical device applications. As the only application security solution to receive this certification, Arxan is in a unique position to protect these critical applications and their users. We’ll continue to expand our certifications, as needed, so that our customers and their patients can be confident in the safety of their life saving devices.” 10 HELP AG LAUNCHES ‘HACKADEMY’ TO FOSTER ETHICAL HACKING SKILLS elp AG, a leading cybersecurity services, consultancy and solutions provider in the Middle East, has launched the Help AG Hackademy in a bid to arm cybersecurity professionals in the region with the skills and knowledge they need. H This offensive ethical hacking hands-on training programme is conducted by qualified L33T hackers and empowers attendees to perform attack simulations that uncover security vulnerabilities in their organisations’ IT environments. At its launch, the programme comprises of five courses that cover several aspects of ethical hacking including internal and external penetration testing, assessment of web applications, simulating social engineering attacks and executing advanced hacking techniques such as buffer overflows and reverse engineering. The duration of each of these courses is either three or five days, at the end of which attendees are presented with a certificate of attendance, recognising their successful completion of the training module. The training is specifically designed for both network and security teams and will be highly relevant to technical experts, software developers, SOC team members, network administrators, system administrators, web managers, auditors and security professionals in general. Stephan Berner, CEO at Help AG, said: “With the Hackademy programme, we’re now giving our customers an opportunity to empower their internal IT teams with the same skills and technical know-how that we have gained through years of commitment to cybersecurity.” Issue 10 | www.intelligentciso.com