Securing Healthcare: Navigating FDA Regulations in Medical Device Cybersecurity with Mike Nelson

Join us for a great conversation with Mike Nelson, Global Vice President of Digital Trust, as we explore the important topic of FDA cybersecurity regulations for medical devices. With an extensive background in healthcare IT and a deep understanding of digital assurance, he provides valuable insights into the challenges and solutions surrounding the security of connected medical devices


In this video interview, Mike Nelson, working as Global VP of Digital Trust (DigiCert) sheds some light on the realm of FDA cybersecurity regulations in medical devices. He also brings his years of experience in healthcare IT which includes roles at the US Department of Health and Human Services and GE Healthcare.Mike also emphasizes the importance of creating connected technology in the healthcare industry. As a type 1 diabetic, his connection to the topic adds more depth to the discussion as he shares his own views on the risks associated with connected medical devices. From discussing regulatory compliance to offering practical strategies for enhancing cybersecurity, he provides a comprehensive overview of the challenges and opportunities in safeguarding medical devices in the digital age.

About Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson is the VP of Digital Trust at DigiCert. In this role, he oversees strategic market development and champions digital trust across organizations to protect servers, users, devices, documents, software, and more. Mike frequently consults with organizations, contributes to media reports, and speaks at industry conferences about the risks of connected technology, and what can be done to improve the security of these systems.

Before DigiCert, Mike spent his career in healthcare IT including time at the US Department of Health and Human Services, GE Healthcare, and Leavitt Partners. Mike’s passion for the industry stems from his personal experience as a type 1 diabetic and his use of connected technology in his treatment.

About DigiCert

DigiCert is a leading global provider of digital trust, enabling individuals and businesses to engage online with the confidence that their footprint in the digital world is secure. DigiCert® ONE, the platform for digital trust, provides organizations with centralized visibility and control over a broad range of public and private trust needs, securing websites, enterprise access and communication, software, identity, content, and devices. DigiCert pairs its award-winning software with its industry leadership in standards, support, and operations, and is the digital trust provider of choice for leading companies around the world. For more information, visit  or follow @digicert.

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