MSST Online Information Session | Technological Leadership Institute

Date: May 24, 2021 - 5:00pm

Location: Online

Join us for an evening online information session. Covering all 16 critical infrastructures, the M.S. in Security Technologies (MSST) degree program is designed to shape tomorrow's analytical and risk-management policymakers and innovators in just 16 months.

Upcoming Events

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  • Careers in Medical Device Cybersecurity

    June 3, 2021


    Join us on June 3 for Careers in Medical Device Cybersecurity, a lunch and learn co-hosted by the University of Minnesota's Technological Leadership Institute (TLI) and Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity (CMDC).

    The need for professionals who understand cybersecurity and its importance in the medical device industry is growing rapidly.  Whether it involves identifying vulnerabilities, evaluating risk, or mitigating it through design, there is a growing shortage of individuals with the training necessary to work in this evolving and competitive field. Hear how three alumni from TLI's M.S. in Medical Device Innovation and M.S. in Security Technologies have used their training to advance their careers.

    About the Panelists

    Andrew Bomett is the Senior Manager of Product Security at Boston Scientific, focused on the safety and security of the company’s products, applications and supporting infrastructure. Before that, he was a principal security analyst in Mayo Clinic’s Clinical Information Security team. He has over 10-years’ experience in risk-driven healthcare security architecture, ranging from embedded systems to IT infrastructure, with a focus on medical device security. Andrew holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science from Southwest Minnesota State University and a master’s degree in security technologies (MSST) from the University of Minnesota. He is certified as both CISSP and GCFE.

    Shruti Iyer is a Senior Software Reliability Engineer at Medtronic, specializing in medical device therapies managing advanced-stage heart failure. Shruti has an M.S. in Medical Device Innovation from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities (2016). She is a medical device leader with a passion for empowering patients to manage their own health. Shruti is a subject matter expert in end-to-end medical device product development with 7+ years of experience. As a reliability engineering professional, she drives complex and timely risk management decisions in a highly regulated environment and solves product quality throughout the pre-market development cycle. Shruti champions Design for Reliability and Manufacturing best practices while designing statistical models to predict and grow product performance. She has facilitated in voice of the customer, as well as post-submission activities, including product launch and downstream marketing. Shruti is a team-oriented and strategy-focused leader with the ability to transform abstract and complex problems into tangible and simple solutions.

    Judd Larson is a 2016 graduate from the M.S. in Medical Device Innovation program. He also earned a minor in Cybersecurity through the M.S. in Security Technologies program. His security career started at a major Minnesota healthcare delivery organization. He currently serves as a Senior Technologist in Medtronic’s Global Product Security Office. The day-to-day device security activities that Judd deals with in his role are vulnerability assessments, public vulnerability disclosures, global medical device security regulation implementation, and stakeholder education.