How secure is your medical device?

Hackers are now working to take control of insulin pumps and other medical devices.

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We all know that there are security risks to things like computers and smart phones, but in the future it appears security will also be a key factor in the development of medical devices.  A recent article shows that hackers have already been working to take control of insulin pumps, defibrillators and pacemakers. As the medical device industry moves forward with more user conveniences that implicate computers and networks additional vulnerabilities will surely arise. You can read more details here:

IEEE Spectrum – Medical Devices Are Vulnerable to Hacks, But Risk Is Low Overall

 

 

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