In-brief: The stock of medical device maker St. Jude plunged by 5% on Thursday after a report called for investors to bet against (or “short”) the company’s stock over serious security vulnerabilities in a range of the company’s implantable cardiac devices.
Tag: medical devices
In-brief: new guidance from the Future of Privacy Forum urges connected health device makers to address security and privacy issues to prevent sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands.
In-brief: The security of medical devices should be addressed as a public health issue says Dr. Dale Nordenberg in a recent interview.
In-brief: Software- and hardware related failures already may already affect patient outcomes, experts say, but nobody is measuring it.
In-brief: The Department of Homeland Security warned of hundreds of vulnerabilities in a hospital monitoring system sold by Philips. Security researchers who studied the system said the security holes may number in the thousands.