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FDA Approves Use of New Tool for Medical Device Vulnerability Scoring

CyberMDX has identified more than ten vulnerabilities in medical devices over the past year and it has seen first hand how misleading CVSS can be if it’s not adapted...

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UHS breach signals grief ahead for hospitals

A malware attack brought hospital chain Universal Health Services’ IT systems down at the beginning of the week. Cybersecurity experts said hospitals should expect more of these attacks, as recovery can be costly...

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Fallout from hospital cybersecurity attack leads to patient death in Germany

Ido Geffen...told HCB News that no single security solution is enough today...and that multiple layers are required to make it more difficult for them to do so. He laments...that there is "no silver bullet" to quickly undo a hack like this once it occurs.

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Ransomware attack on hospital causes patient’s death

...The cause...lied in the fact that the hospital’s IT system had stopped working because of an attacker targeting one of their often-used add-on software. This naturally resulted in the system becoming inaccessible due to which emergency patients could not be admitted any more...

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How to avoid a cyber pandemic during the Covid pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic has turned Israel’s world-respected cybersecurity professionals into frontline soldiers in a fight against what some see as a looming cyber pandemic. Governments, companies, medical facilities and individuals are all potential victims...

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Five minutes in healthcare - featuring Ido Geffen

In this installment, I check in with Ido Geffen, vice president of product at CyberMDX, to discuss some of the biggest cybersecurity threats emerging during the coronavirus pandemic and what healthcare providers can do to mitigate them...

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NHS alerted to severe vulnerabilities in GE health equipment

A series of six software vulnerabilities found in GE Healthcare's CARESCAPE line of patient monitoring devices could expose PHI & open the door to malicious acts of digital disruption in hospitals around the world — including the UK...

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Critical MDhex Vulnerabilities Shake the Healthcare Sector

Reported by CyberMDX, the MDhex vulnerabilities affect CARESCAPE Patient Monitors, ApexPro Telemetry Server/Tower systems, and CIC Pro systems. Five of the six vulnerabilities were given maximum (10/10) severity scores...

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Radiology, HealthOps, and the Question of Cybersecurity

While all aspects of a hospital are touched by the forces of change, no department feels the push and pull of modernization more acutely than the radiology department — where connectivity is rampant and use of AI is already common...

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Beyond The Hype: What The Internet Of Medical Things Means

For hospitals to deliver on the promise of IoMT, greater cooperation is needed across departments. Roles must be less narrowly defined, workflows more multilateral, management more precise, perspectives broader, and silos broken...

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Sans Staff-Wide Cyber Education, MedTech Security Doomed

If you work in a hospital and you’re not an executive or a security / IT professional, chances are you never even think about cybersecurity. That's a really serious problem says CyberMDX's IoT Ambassador...

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The Art & Science of Securing IoMT Against Cyberthreats

CyberMDX Head of European Strategy, Amir Vashkover, provides a crash course on the needs & methods for cyber securing IoMT tech. Here, Mr. Vashkover explains how smart planning & management can mitigate risk...

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Vulnerability Scoring System Fails to Reflect Cyber-Physical Risks

CyberMDX's Head of Research explains that the DHS rating system for cyber vulnerability severity fails to account for the possibility of physical harm and is therefore dangerously unfit for application to medical devices...        

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Healthcare’s Blind Spot: Unmanaged IoT & Medical Devices

From imaging to monitoring systems, infusion pumps to therapeutic lasers & life support machines, medical devices improve & streamline patient care. But the rapid adoption of networked MedTech also invites cyber risks...   

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Popular NHS Anaesthetic Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

Anaesthetic machine used in NHS facilities can be remotely compromised when accessed via hospital networks, says CyberMDX. Per the report, alarms, time & date settings, and even gas composition can be hacked...

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Worrying Vulnerability Found in GE Healthcare Machines

Researchers from CyberMDX report a vulnerability in GE Healthcare anesthesia and respiratory devices. If exploited, the hole could allow an attacker to interfere the operation of these sophisticated medical machines...    

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Hackers Could Control National Health Service Aids

Hospitals have been warned about security flaws in medical devices that could allow hackers to disable intravenous pumps or change doses. The flaws exist in internet-connected workstations that dock medical pumps...

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Widely Used Infusion Pumps Can Be Remotely Hijacked

A popular medical workstation used to dock infusion pumps possesses critical security flaws that could be exploited to allow an attacker to remotely hijack and control the device, according to researchers from CyberMDX...

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Medical Pumps Hackable via Phony Gateway Update

HLS sounds the alarm after CyberMDX flags new vulnerabilities leaving medical workstations open to attack. Exploiting these vulnerabilities can allow attackers to hijack the devices and potentially connected infusion pumps...

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Why is Hospital Security Lagging Behind Banks?

Are hospitals inherently more difficult to secure than banks? If not, what accounts for the lack of cyber parity in these similarly sensitive and societally critical industries? In this article Safi Oranski answers these and other questions...

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Can Smarter Inventorying Reduce Cyber Risks?

Safi Oranski explains how automated & data enriched medical device inventorying can enhance network visibility and streamline management — reducing attack surfaces & improving outcomes for medical centers...      

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The Surprising Cyber Angle to the Smollett Case

Among the many lessons to be taken from the sad & strange story of Jussie Smollett's failed publicity stunt is the need for better maintained cultures of accountability, data privacy, and cyber hygiene in  healthcare organizations...

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HealthOps: Where DevOps Meets Connected Healthcare

The culmination of over a century's progress, HealthOps builds on business & process innovations from a variety of industries to fundamentally change how healthcare is approached and delivered...      

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How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping Healthcare

This article examines five aspects of healthcare to which AI technologies are being applied to improve processes, build efficient R&D capabilities, deliver personalized care & bolster data security....   

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Israel’s Hospitals Innovate for a Healthier Tomorrow

Israeli medical centers are finding technological cures to global healthcare ills & bringing them to market in record time. One prominent example can be seen in hospital cybersecurity provider CyberMDX...

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A Review of California’s New Password Legislation

Internet-connected devices are everywhere. But it’s not always clear who's responsible for their security. Credential management offers a good example. Safi Oranski explores the pros & cons of laws like California’s password law...

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Cyber-Insecure Medical Devices Put Everyone at Risk

Medical devices are particularly notable as targets for cyber criminals. A few root causes of medical device insecurity stand out. Here CyberMDX CTO Motti Sorani explains those root causes and offers some practical advice...

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5 Steps to Secure Your Connected Medical Devices

Patients expect hospitals to be safe havens. Unfortunately, these days that's far from assured. Privacy and care are both threatened by cyber insecurity. Worse still, the main risk factors are the instruments used to save lives: medical devices...

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How Hospitals Protect Patients with Cybersecurity

Increasingly connected medical environs open the door to new risks. Here CyberMDX VP Marketing, Jon Rabinowitz, offers actionable recommendation for hospitals to protect not only their facilities, but their patients...

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How to Create an Effective IoMT Cybersecurity Strategy

In the world of cyber, 100% security is always going to be more aspirational than realistic. Still, as you pursue progress, it helps to use a roadmap. Here, CyberMDX VP Marketing, Jon Rabinowitz, provides that roadmap...        

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Medical Device Security and CIO Insomnia

For years now, identifying & profiling medical devices has been a challenge for hospitals, most of whom rely on labor-intensive  manual discovery processes. New tools from CyberMDX and others are now beginning to change this...

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Securing Legacy Medical Devices Is Daunting But Necessary

Good cyber risk management starts with endpoint awareness & 360-degree threat assessment — helping security pros to smartly prioritize interventions. That may be easier said than done, but it needs doing all the same...

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Critical Gateway & Syringe Pump Flaws, Threaten Patient Safety

CyberMDX calls attention to vulnerabilities in Qualcomm's Life Capsule Datacaptor Terminal Server and Becton Dickinson's Alaris TIVA Syringe Pump. Both vulnerabilities allow for remote access without authentication...

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Misfortune Cookie Vulnerability Returns to Impact Medical Devices

The four-year-old security flaw has reared its head once again but this time it's medical equipment rather than routers that are at risk. CyberMDX Head of Research, Elad Luz first reported this new variation of the old vulnerability... 

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This Startup Raised $10M to Fight The Rise of Medical Hackers

CyberMDX CEO Amir Magner explains how his team works to provide unparalleled insight into medical device vulnerabilities through AI and DPI. The goal is to not only contain the growing threats, but to altogether repel them...

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