In the NewsMar 18, 2015
Computer Business Review Features Atlantic Council Report on Increasing Security Measures for Medical Devices
Computer Business Review features an Atlantic Council report by the Brent Scowcroft Center’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative, which calls for enhanced security measures on medical equipment to ensure patients’ safety and privacy:
ReportMar 18, 2015
The Healthcare Internet of Things: Rewards and Risks
By Jason Healey, Neal Pollard, and Beau Woods
The Internet of Things of digital, networked technology is quickly moving to the forefront of society, the global economy, and the human experience. Individuals wear networked devices to learn more about themselves, their diet, their exercise regimen, and their vital signs. Doctors can adjust and optimize implanted medical devices, such as pacemakers, quickly and accurately—and […]
Cyber Risk WednesdaysMar 19, 2014
Financial Sector Highlighted in Fifth Cyber Risk Wednesday
The fifth Cyber Risk Wednesday, a monthly series organized by the Cyber Statecraft Initiative, discussed the NIST framework’s impacts on the financial sector, the general risk environment, strengths and challenges, and mitigation methods currently in place. The discussion featured a well-balanced panel of speakers with experts from large financial institutions, small and community banking institutions, and government.
Neal A. Pollard is chief information security officer of UBS AG, where he leads the bank’s global cyber and information security program. He is also adjunct professor of international and public affairs at Columbia University, adjunct professor of microbiology and immunology at Georgetown University, and adjunct professor of law at Fordham Law School. Prior to joining UBS, he was a partner at EY, where he led cybersecurity services for global financial institutions. He was also partner at PwC. Before joining the private sector, he was a senior officer in the US intelligence community, serving multiple counterterrorism assignments at the National Counterterrorism Center and the Central Intelligence Agency. Prior to government service, he was board director and general counsel of the Terrorism Research Center, Inc., a corporation he founded in 1996. Mr. Pollard has had various academic affiliations, including board director of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association, member of the New York Cyber Task Force, member of the United Nations Experts Group on Use of the Internet for Terrorist Purposes, and life member of the Council on Foreign Relations, where he was a 2005-2006 international affairs fellow. He is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, the University of St Andrews, Scotland, and the Georgetown University Law Center. He is member of the Virginia State Bar, and is based in New York City and Zurich.