Tag: medical devices

Start-Up Claroty Has Eye On Industrial Control System Threats

Start-Up Claroty Has Eye On Industrial Control System Threats

In-brief: Claroty, an Israel-based start-up emerged from stealth mode on Tuesday, unveiling a new platform that it claims will help owners of industrial control systems detect threats and attacks by sophisticated adversaries. 

A video released by MedSec and Muddy Waters purports to show a 'crash attack' on a St. Jude pacemaker. In a statement, St. Jude said the video shows the device behaving properly.

Short Sheet: Researchers Raise Doubts on St. Jude Device Hack

In-brief: The battle of words over the security of devices by St. Jude Medical continued on Tuesday, as researchers from University of Michigan raised questions about claims that security researchers had actually “crashed” implantable pace makers. 

A firm's report calling on investors to short St. Jude because of security flaws in its implantable medical devices is likely to reignite a firestorm of debate between security researchers and the medical community.

The Big Short: Alleged Security Flaws Fuel Bet Against St. Jude Medical

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.

Wearables like Apple's new watch will combine with health middleware to expand the market for connected health products, says one prominent healthcare CIO.

Privacy Forum Pushes Guidance for Wearables, Health Apps

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. 

Cyber security issues related to medical devices should be treated like a public health issue, according to a leading expert on health policy.

Should we treat Medical Device Security as a Public Health Issue?

In-brief: The security of medical devices should be addressed as a public health issue says Dr. Dale Nordenberg in a recent interview.