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Developing a Lean QMS

June 3, 2019 | Posted by Randy Armstrong
Implementing a lean QMS is not about cutting corners. It is about corporate focus, which in our case means being risk-driven to create safe and effective devices as quickly and cost-effectively as...

Root of Trust #6 - Collapsing SEP: the Hitchhiker's Guide to Securing the Galaxy

May 30, 2019 | Posted by Chris Gates
I just returned from a large trade show (it doesn’t matter which industry this was, this applies to almost all of them), and was struck by what Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker’s Guide to...

Introduction to Lean QMS

May 27, 2019 | Posted by Randy Armstrong
In the medical device industry, every company knows the necessity of a Quality Management System (QMS) for managing internal processes and tracking work to regulatory requirements. Many companies...

Root of Trust #5 - How Safe are your Firmware Over-the-Air Updates?

May 23, 2019 | Posted by Chris Gates
“Firmware Over the Air” updating, also known as FOTA or sometimes OTA, is a double-edged sword when it comes to security.

Transformational Leadership - Teachability and Speed

May 20, 2019 | Posted by Dan Purvis
At Velentium, we place a high value on quick learners who are resourcefully able to teach themselves and learn quickly from others how to rapidly work through problems until a solution is found....

Root of Trust #4 - InfoSec Mythbusting

May 16, 2019 | Posted by Chris Gates
Like any organized activity, InfoSec has its share of myths. These things are like “idea zombies” because they just don’t die. Here are a few of the more pernicious ones I’ve encountered:

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