Improving the Cybersecurity of IoT, Medical Devices

The Department of Veterans Affairs and the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency are working closely with safety certification and consulting firm UL to improve the cybersecurity of internet of things devices as well as medical devices procured by the government. The effort could yield benefits to the private sector as well, two researchers explain

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Anthem Breach Lesson: Why Granular Access Control Matters

Healthcare organizations can learn important lessons from the proposed $115 million settlement in the breach lawsuit against health insurer Anthem, says Bill Fox, a former federal prosecutor.One of the key lessons emerging from the Anthem breach case, which impacted nearly 79 million individuals, is the need for more granular control of access to sensitive data,

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