Medical Device Security Expert and IoT Hacker, Jay Radcliffe, Announced as First Keynote for Designers of Things and BIOMEDevice 2015

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30 Sep, 2015, 12:00 ET from UBM Connect

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Designers of Things and BIOMEDevice, two events produced by UBM Canon dedicated to MedTech innovation, Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things announced Rapid7's Jay Radcliffe as the 2015 keynote. Radcliffe, a security expert famous for hacking his own insulin pump, will take the keynote stage to address the Internet of Things and its effects on today's medical devices. Designers of Things and BIOMEDevice will take place December 2-3, 2015 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, CA. For more information and to register, please visit: designersofthings.com/sanjose or biomedevicesj.mddionline.com

Returning for its second year, Designers of Things is a conference dedicated to bringing the latest in 3D printing, IoT and wearables to today's designers, developers and innovators. Attendees will be given the opportunity to demo the hottest IoT technologies and connect with the community of great minds responsible for developing them. This year's event will also run alongside BIOMEDevice San Jose, an event focused on the emerging trends in medical device design. BIOMEDevice will be showcasing more than 300 suppliers and innovators in medtech, including the latest in medical device design, engineering, prototyping, manufacturing and assembly. Additionally, BIOMEDevice offers interactive demonstrations, keynotes, and networking activities on the show floor.

For the first time these two events will merge to bring the worlds of design and medical device manufacturing together, offering an unprecedented opportunity for professionals to learn more about emerging trends and technology. 

Jay Radcliffe Presents Does More Connected Mean Less Secure?
Jay Radcliffe, Senior Security Consultant and researcher for Rapid7, brings with him more than 15 years of experience within the information security space. He holds a Master's degree in Information Security Engineering from SANS Technology Institute as well as a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice/Pre-Law from Wayne State University.

In his keynote, Does More Connected Mean Less Secure? A Deep Dive into the Internet-of-Things for Medical Devices, Radcliffe will reveal the latest vulnerabilities of today's connected medical devices. His talk will explore how the Internet of Things is placing new demands on medical device developers to build security into the design and development process. Radcliffe will provide a deeper understanding of how and why the IoT healthcare landscape is changing, the risks associated with connected devices, people and networks, and how to build connected medical solutions in a responsible way.

"Jay's presence at this year's Designers of Things and BIOMEDevice conferences will be an incredible opportunity for attendees to learn more about where the Internet of Things is headed within the medical space," said Pamela Moore, SVP of Content and Strategy with UBM, PLC. "His unique experience and passion for strengthening the security of emerging medical technologies make him an incredible source of knowledge and inspiration for the designer and developers community."

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About Designers of Things
Designers of Things is a new conference produced by UBM that is dedicated to the revolutionary potential of Wearable Tech, 3D Printing and the Internet of Things (IoT), the business strategies and inventive people behind these technologies, and how they can successfully accelerate innovation to take their inspirations to the next level. Through in-depth educational programs, ground breaking technology demonstrations and unmatched networking opportunities, Designers of Things offers one of the most comprehensive and impactful meeting places for the technology design and development communities in the world. The event will run alongside BIOMEDevice San Jose (http://biomedevicesj.mddionline.com/) an event focused on the emerging trends in medical device design. For more information, follow us on Twitter at @DoThingsCon

About UBM Canon
UBM Canon is the leading B-to-B event producer, publisher, and digital media company for the world's $3 trillion advanced, technology-based manufacturing industry. Our print and electronic products deliver trusted information to the advanced manufacturing market and leverage our proprietary 1.3 million name database to connect suppliers with buyers and purchase influencers. We produce more than 50 events and conferences in a dozen countries, connecting manufacturing professionals from around the globe.  UBM Canon is part of UBM plc (UBM.L) a global provider of media and information services for professional B-to-B communities and markets. www.ubmcanon.com

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