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SBOM Automation Platform Vigilant Ops Secures $2 Million in Seed Funding from DataTribe

Fulton, MD, USA Jan. 4, 2024 – DataTribe, a global cyber foundry that invests in and co-builds next-generation cybersecurity and data science companies, today announced a $2 million seed investment in Vigilant Ops, a leading automation platform for the generation, maintenance, and authenticated sharing of certified Software Bill of Materials (SBOM). Vigilant Ops, winner of the 6th annual DataTribe Challenge in November, performs continuous vulnerability monitoring and alerting, security pa…

FDA Issues Premarket Guidance

Recommendations to Address Cybersecurity in Medical Devices PITTSBURGH, PA, USA, September 27, 2023The United States Food and Drug Administration (US FDA) issued the final version of their guidance document titled “Cybersecurity in Medical Devices: Quality System Considerations and Content of Premarket Submissions – Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff” on September 27, 2023 (referred to as Premarket Guidance or the guidance in this summary). This important guidance…

Vigilant Ops Distills New SBOM Mandates and Challenges as Medical Device Manufacturers Face Aggressive 90 Day Compliance Deadline

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA, January 5, 2023/EINPresswire.com/On December 29, 2022, United States President Joe Biden signed into law the $1.7 trillion federal government spending package, officially avoiding a government shutdown. “What this means for the Medical Device Manufacturer community is that FDA now has legal authority to require specific cybersecurity related documentation starting 90 days from the signing of the bill.  By (or before) the end of March 2023, they must be prepared to su…

Prioritizing Cybersecurity in Supply Chain Operations

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It’s a rare day if you don’t see a headline about a data breach or ransomware crippling a business or the supply chain. Websites are defaced, personal and financial information stolen, and even medical information is at risk for theft and improper sharing. Software once thought secure is now at risk more than ever as malicious insiders and state sponsored hacking have taken the forefront of electronic espionage and harmful data dumps. It’s become so prevalent the US government is working …

Vigilant Ops Announces Partnership with BeanStock Ventures

Vigilant Ops, an innovator in medical device cybersecurity and developer of the Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) automation platform InSight, announced a partnership with BeanStock Ventures of San Diego, California. BeanStock Ventures is a medical device software product development organization with regulatory expertise. It is one of only nine FDA-Recognized 510(k) Third Party Review Organizations (3P510K), enabling the fast-track of medical devices for 510(k) clearance, which is a prema…

Using SBOM to Identify Vulnerabilities and Impacted Devices

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Last week, CISA (the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency) issued an advisory about critical vulnerabilities in embedded software that opens the door to possible security breaches. No breaches have been reported to date, but the potential impact spans multiple industries, including healthcare. This short summary discusses how SBOM can help manufacturers respond and take action. SBOM Can Help with Vulnerability Discovery The Software Bill of Materials (SBOM) has been get…