Renesas Electronics America Addresses Cybersecurity for Medical Device Design at MEDSec 2017

Renesas’ Kaushal Vora and Mark Schaeffer Discuss the Platform Approach to Connected Device Security

16 May 2017

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 16, 2017 — Renesas Electronics America Inc., a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, will address medical device design in the Internet of Things (IoT) era at MEDSec 2017, May 23-24, taking place at DoubleTree by Hilton in San Jose, Calif. Renesas executives will share insights on the state of medical device security and strategies for developing secure connected devices that also address low power, cost, management, and regulatory considerations required by the medical community.

“Security is the new battleground for today’s connected medical devices, and medical device OEMs need a design strategy that will support security from authenticating the device to protecting the device and its data,” said Vin D’Agostino, Vice President General Purpose Products, Renesas Electronics America Inc. “The platform design approach, with integrated hardware and software, allows medical device designers to build in security from the authentication layer to the chip, protecting their systems against cyber threats as well as physical tampering.”


Speaker Presentation

Kaushal Vora, Global Segment Lead for Healthcare, and Mark Schaeffer, Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Security Solutions, Synergy IoT Platform Business Division, will discuss how to approach security design for the new generation of connected medical devices. During the session, they will discuss the platform-based approach to manufacturing a trusted device and integrating security with the Cloud, and examine how this method impacts operations, budgets, planning, and insurance/compliance requirements.


What: “A Platform Approach to Securing Your Medical Devices”

When: May 24, 2017, 10:15 am PT

            Where: Donner Conference Rooms


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About Renesas Electronics America
Renesas Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), delivers trusted embedded design innovation with complete semiconductor solutions that enable billions of connected, intelligent devices to enhance the way people work and live—securely and safely. The number one global supplier of microcontrollers, and a leader in Analog & Power and SoC products, Renesas provides the expertise, quality, and comprehensive solutions for a broad range of Automotive, Industrial, Home Electronics (HE), Office Automation (OA) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) applications to help shape a limitless future. Learn more at

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