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Your Hospital's Vulnerable: Here's How to Protect Against BlueKeep

On May 14, 2019, Microsoft published an advisory for a newly discovered remote code execution vulnerability. Given the identifier CVE-2019-0708, the vulnerability has been more popularly named "BlueKeep".

FAQ: Can’t My NAC Track & Knock Back an HIT Attack?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years, you’ve heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT as it’s commonly abbreviated. The subset of IoT belonging specifically to healthcare and its supporting technologies is called By Ido Geffen  3 min

Best Practices for End of Product Life Health Technology Management

Today’s hospitals are centers of advanced technology, with upwards of several thousand medical devices and clinical assets under their roof. The US is home to 6,210 hospitals, each with 50 to 500 beds and 10-15 ...

MedTech Cybersecurity 101

The world is changing; and while there may never have been a time when that statement was not true, it seems particularly true today. Change these days seems to be a lot more aggressive and disruptive than ever before.

Spectre, Meltdown, and the Internet of Medical Things: A Retrospective

It’s been a year since Spectre and Meltdown — the hardware vulnerabilities discovered collaboratively by Google’s Project Zero and others — went public. Those ...

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Emerging MedTech Trends to Keep an Eye On In 2019

Subject to stringent regulatory regimes with considerable legacy complications hindering new infrastructure, technology, or processes — most hospitals are also saddled with significant...

Obstacles on the Path to Comprehensive IoMT Security

Use of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) in hospitals is growing. IP addressable medical technologies help deliver personalized care more quickly, give healthcare professionals access to...

What Is Cybersecurity All About for Hospitals

Picture this: you're a doctor at Holy Mountain’s Heart & Vascular Center. You're running late. Rushing past a waiting room full of patients in need of care, you hurry to your office and unlock the...

Why Are More Robust Medical Cybersecurity Measures Even Needed?

It seems that every day we hear about the need for more and better medical cybersecurity measures, but why? We don’t hear about the need for retailers to improve shoplifting prevention mechanisms....

Leveraging Machine Learning to Automate Medical Device Insights

Machine learning is totally transforming the healthcare industry; from how patient care is delivered, to how laboratory procedures are conducted, to diagnostics, all the way to how information...

Better Passwords Key to Bridging the Medical Data Security Gap

By now, most of us are familiar with the “WannaCry” ransomware attack. This attack exploited a weakness in Microsoft's Windows operating system to encrypt files and render computers useless until...

Healthcare Industry Cybersecurity Tips & Tricks

I won't sugar coat it. Hospitals are seen by hackers as "soft" and valuable targets. The modern medical facility is connected to the internet in a multitude of ways. These connections include...

The Problem with the Medical Device Industry that The Bleeding Edge Ignores

Directed by Oscar-nominated filmmakers Kirby Dick and Amy Ziering, the new Netflix documentary, The Bleeding Edge, profiles five people who suffered horrendously when the medical devices on which...

Why Hospital CEOs Should Worry About Medical Device Cybersecurity

Medical devices can be your best asset and your worst nightmare. X-ray machines, defibrillators, and other medical electronics are life-saving technologies, but they can also be easily hacked if...

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