Medtech & Devices

How a Medical Device Vulnerability Can Compromise Privacy

Medical device cybersecurity scrutiny usually focuses on potential patient safety issues. But vulnerabilities identified in a cardiac pacemaker programming device illustrate the risks also posed to patient data privacy, says Billy Rios, a researcher who discovered the problem.Vulnerabilities identified by Rios and his colleague, Jonathan Butts, last year while examining Boston Scientific cardiac pacemaker programming

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A doctor used this iPhone ultrasound machine to diagnose his own cancer

Vascular surgeon John Martin was feeling some discomfort in his throat. So he decided to investigate the problem by testing out a pocket-sized ultrasound device, created by the Connecticut-based Butterfly Network, where he is chief medical officer. According to MIT Technology Review, when he used the Butterfly iQ, a hand-held imaging machine for ultrasounds that

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Medical Device Security: What Really Works?

A new collaborative effort aims to advance “evidence-based security” for medical devices through the sharing of best practices, says Dale Nordenberg, M.D., leader of the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security consortium.”We believe that 2017 is the year that we truly hit a tipping point where the majority of … healthcare delivery systems and leading

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The Connected Medical Device and IoT Security Summit

Healthcare providers and medical device companies are currently facing ever growing cybersecurity financial, legal, operational, and patient safety challenges. Malware attacks are evolving and becoming more sophisticated, while preventable privacy breaches are becoming more common in all industries across the globe. The fall in the black market price of stolen data along with improvements in

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Are you ready for the connected health revolution?

What are some of the most pressing issues facing the personal connected health market? What challenges are healthcare providers facing in care delivery? As our population ages, how are individuals going to meet their health and wellness goals? Furthermore, how can we work together to advance the market, drive widespread adoption of personal connected health

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