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Put Your Knowledge to the Test: Connected Medical Device Risk Exposure

In times like these, we could all use a distraction. With that in mind, we've created this short quiz on the state of connected healthcare and its digital risks.

The Windows 10 'SMBGhost' Vulnerability: What to Know & What to Do

On Wednesday March 11th, reports began to emerge about a vulnerability in the compression mechanism used by Microsoft for SMBv3.1.1. If exploited, this vulnerability would allow an ...

Everything You Need to Know About the MDhex Vulnerabilities

Today, GE Healthcare — in coordination with CyberMDX and CISA (formerly ICS-CERT) — publicly disclosed the discovery of six software design flaws affecting seven products in their popular CARESCAPE line. ...

A Very CyberMDX New Year's Resolution

The new year is a time take stock and be grateful for what we have. At CyberMDX, we're grateful for our amazing team, the best-in-class solution we've developed and continually improve, and of course for our customers. We're also grateful that the healthcare market today is much more educated and cyber-aware than ...

5 Hospital Technology and Transformation Predictions for 2020

Each year we take some time to look at the trends we see happening in hospital technology and transformation. It is instructive to study the patterns and disruptive pressures contributing to changes in the hospital industry. 

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5 Hospital Technology and Transformation Predictions for 2020

Each year we take some time to look at the trends we see happening in hospital technology and transformation. It is instructive to study the patterns and disruptive pressures contributing to...

Grading Our 2019 Healthcare Predictions

Along with all its holiday cheer, this time of year always seems to bring a bounty of predictions as to what the industry will experience over the course of our next lap around the sun. Often,...

5 Medical Information Security Lessons for 2020

In the world of information security, each new year brings new opportunities for growth and learning. From new cyber threats and mitigations to new tools and techniques, there's no shortage of new...

A First Blush Guide to Cybersecurity in Hospitals

The healthcare industry has come a long way in terms of technological advancement. Healthcare IT systems, structures, and standards have transformed modern healthcare and provided hospitals with...

A Compendium of Connected Healthcare Technology Facts & Figures

Healthcare is the most cyber-targeted industry, with nearly one out of every six US data breaches happening in hospitals and the problem is only getting worse. 15,085,302 individual medical...

Why It’s Wrong to Sync Medical Device Patching & Scheduled Maintenance

Machines are indispensable, yet imperfect. They work fine one day and break down the next. What’s more, even if the machine remains in essentially the same working order, you’ll still need to...

New Anesthesia Machine Vulnerability Disclosure Tells a Bigger Story

For the first time, on July 9, 2019, ICS-CERT disclosed a vulnerability specifically impacting anesthesia machines. If exploited, the vulnerability would allow an attacker to silence alarms, alter...

CVE-2019-10962 & IoT Security Threats From "Innocent" Objects

At one point early on in the beloved C. S. Lewis children’s novel, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Mr. Tumnus sets the scene, intimating the stakes involved and explaining his own timidity,...

The BlueKeep Vulnerability Is Stalking Hospital Halls

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...

5 Scary Real-Life Cyber-Attacks You Probably Never Heard About

It’s often said there’s a statistic to support any story you want to tell, a fact that’s borne out by the worrying increase in fake news, but some are repeated so often they’re worth listening to:

Cybersecurity 101: Medical Technology Edition

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...

Healthcare Cybersecurity Predictions for 2019

Like most business units at this time of year, biomedical and clinical teams will be reflecting on the last 12 months and trying, as best they can, to figure out what the new year will bring....

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....

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...

Anatomy of an ICS-CERT Advisory: How Zero-Days are Disclosed

CyberMDX made news when its research and analysis team identified and responsibly disclosed two serious and hitherto unknown medical device vulnerabilities.

Medical Device Industry Challenges: Beyond the Bleeding Edge

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 the Prospect of a Medical Device Security Breach Concerns Hospital CEOs

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...

Tough Security Questions Hospital CISOs Must Be Able to Answer

Your CISO has a big job: develop network security processes and procedures, while addressing privacy, confidentiality and compliance standards, while investigating and managing health information...

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