In this episode of the podcast (#238) we speak with Daniel Brodie, the CTO at the firm Cynerio. about his firm’s discovery of a string of critical security flaws in an autonomous medical robot, TUG, that is already deployed in hundreds of clinical settings and the growing issue of medical device insecurity and cyber risks to healthcare providers.
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Episode 235: Justine Bone of MedSec on Healthcare Insecurity
In this episode of the podcast (#235) Justine Bone, the CEO of Medsec, joins Paul to talk about cyber threats to healthcare organizations in the age of COVID. Justine’s firm works with hospitals and healthcare organizations to understand their cyber risk and defend against attacks, including ransomware.
Update: Cash for Medical Device Clunkers? Task Force calls for Healthcare Security Overhaul
In-brief: the U.S. healthcare sector is in critical condition and needs urgent, coordinated action to protect patient safety and address vulnerabilities in millions of deployed medical devices, a Congressional Task Force has concluded. (Updated with comments from Joshua Corman of Atlantic Council. PFR June 7, 2017)
Analysis of 85K Remote Desktop Hacks Finds Education, Healthcare Top Targets
In-brief: An analysis of 85,000 hacked Remote Desktop Protocol servers from the cyber criminal marketplace xDedic shows that education and healthcare networks were the most often targeted by hackers, who often used brute force password guessing to gain access.
2017: the Year of the Healthcare Breach (Again) | Data Insider
In-brief: The new year won’t bring relief for the healthcare industry, which faces a range of new, sophisticated attacks seeking paydays and access to electronic health records, a new survey by Experian finds.