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FDA: Medical Device Makers Urged To Secure Post Market Devices from Cyber Attack

January 20, 2016 11:050 comments
The FDA has issued guidance for securing post market medical devices.

  In-brief: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Friday issued new guidelines, calling on medical device makers to do a better job addressing cyber security vulnerabilities and exploits as part of their management of deployed medical devices. 

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Ten Security Trends To Follow in 2016

December 31, 2015 11:260 comments
Samsung said it is considering adding iris scanning technology to future mobile devices.
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Could hackers break my heart via my pacemaker? – BBC News

December 3, 2015 13:091 comment
Could hackers break my heart via my pacemaker? – BBC News

In-brief: A BBC article profiles an information security expert who finds herself the bearer of an implanted pacemaker, raising issues about the risks and benefits of new, connected health devices. 

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Will MAC Address leaking pose a privacy risk for IoT?

November 11, 2015 18:180 comments
The expansion of the Internet of Things will compound privacy risks to individuals.

In-brief: privacy researchers warn that the media access control (MAC) addresses that identify connected devices pose a serious privacy risk to individuals: allowing would-be attackers or businesses to collect a wealth of data about an individual’s movements, activities and preferences.

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