Dr. Anita Finnegan

CEO & President

Nova Leah

Dr. Anita Finnegan is the CEO of Nova Leah, the first provider of intelligent software solutions for addressing cybersecurity risk management compliance requirements for connected medical devices. She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of medical device cybersecurity risk management and is an active member of a number of International Standards Communities. Her PhD research focused medical device cybersecurity through the use of security assurance cases. In additional to many peered reviewed journals and a number of book chapters, Anita authored and was the international project leader for two technical reports (IEC/TR 80001-2-8 and IEC/TR 80001-2-9). She represents NSAI as Ireland’s medical device security expert at International Standards meetings and is a member of the following working groups: MITA’s MDS2 Canvass Group, NTIA Software Transparency Group, UL 2900 Steering Group and a Project Lead for the development of a new cybersecurity assurance standard for ISO/IEC 81001.


Optimizing digital security and cyber resiliency in an era of IoT proliferation

05/11/2020 15.45 - 16.25

Executive Track: Public / Private Sector Collaboration (CIOSC)Channel 2Keynote

What makes IoT different? Interact with leading public and private sector experts in examining how COVID-19 accelerated IoT, its limitations, and turned recommended approaches for applying commonly accepted security practices across growing IoT data value chains.