About Nova Leah
Nova Leah is a world leader in the provision of cybersecurity solutions for medical device manufacturers and healthcare providers. With operations in the US and in Ireland, Nova Leah’s software helps connected medical device manufacturers meet cybersecurity compliance requirements throughout the entire product lifecycle.
Nova Leah’s flagship product, SelectEvidence®, is an expert cybersecurity risk assessment platform. SelectEvidence® guides medical device manufacturers through the processes of identifying applicable threats to their products and implementing the correct security controls to mitigate those threats.
Nova Leah was founded by Dr. Anita Finnegan, government advisor and award-winning international expert in cybersecurity risk management. Finnegan is a published author and project leader of multiple, internationally regulated, industry standards for medical equipment in healthcare technology.
Dr. Anita Finnegan
Dr. Anita Finnegan founded Nova Leah in 2015 following the output of her doctoral research into cybersecurity risk management. Finnegan subsequently commercialised this into an award-winning framework for increased security and safety for connected medical devices. She is an advisor at government level on key issues around medical device security and has authored a number of critical papers for international bodies.
Finnegan has won numerous awards and has been recognised internationally as a leader in her field. She has been nominated twice for the EU prize for Women Innovators, which recognises the most talented women entrepreneurs in Europe and beyond. Nova Leah now employs over 30 cybersecurity specialists across our European headquarters in Dundalk, Ireland and our US operations in Boston. Our people are united in our vision to make the connected world safer for everyone.
Careers at Nova Leah
Our highly-skilled and ambitious team is making a real difference to the world of connected medical devices. We help manufacturers around the world to build safer, more secure products. As a part of the Nova Leah team, you are directly impacting and protecting the lives of millions of people. We employ and work with some of the industry’s most highly-respected professionals. Please visit our careers page to review our current vacancies.
About the Team
Nova Leah was founded in 2015 to increase the safety and security of connected medical devices. It employs a team of over 30 technology and cybersecurity specialists in Ireland and the US.
Dr. Fergal McCaffery
CO-FOUNDER & Head of Engineering
Dr. Anita Finnegan
FOUNDER & CEO
Board of Directors
As well as our three founders, Nova Leah is supported by a vastly experienced board and international advisory board.
Managing Partner at Sure Valley Ventures,
Board member (observer)
Director and Partner at Kernel capital,
Vice President, Northwell Holdings,
Investment Analyst, Northwell Health,
BOARD MEMBER (Observer)
Life in Dundalk, Ireland
Nova Leah is based in Dundalk, Ireland, in a part of the country known as the ‘Ancient East’. Dundalk is located halfway between the two cities of Belfast and Dublin, and steeped in history, art and culture. The town itself lays claim to popular festivals, museums, galleries, historic houses and gardens. The surrounding county has a protected and unspoiled coastline, with magnificent beaches and ocean drives. It’s no wonder we have attracted some of the industry’s top talent to our state-of-the-art offices!