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Clueless Clause: Insurer Cites Lax Security in Challenge to Cottage Health Claim

May 26, 2015 12:440 comments
Clueless Clause: Insurer Cites Lax Security in Challenge to Cottage Health Claim

In-brief: In what may become a trend, an insurance company is denying a claim from a California healthcare provider following the leak of data on more than 32,000 patients. The insurer, Columbia Casualty, charges that Cottage Health System did an inadequate job of protecting patient data.  Like this:Like Loading…

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FDA Safety Advisory Warns of Cyber Risk of Drug Pumps

May 14, 2015 08:280 comments
The FDA issued a Safety Communication regarding vulnerabilities in the Hospira LifeCare drug infusion pump.

In-brief: In what may be a first, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a Safety Communication regarding vulnerabilities in a drug infusion pump by the firm Hospira. Like this:Like Loading…

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Samsung’s Pitch for ARTIK IoT Platform Emphasizes Security

May 13, 2015 10:580 comments
Samsung's Artik development boards promise better security and easier development as a way to lure IoT engineers to the platform.

In-brief: Samsung introduced its ARTIK development boards, which offer advanced security features and integration with Arduino as a way to lure IoT developers to the platform.  Like this:Like Loading…

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DEFCON To Host IoT Hacking Village

May 6, 2015 17:150 comments
DEFCON To Host IoT Hacking Village

The Internet of Things has arrived – at least insofar as the hacker underground is concerned. The IoT is getting its own Village at DefCon. Sure, it’s been easy enough to see for a while that hacking “stuff” was what all the cool kids were doing, whether you were talking about Barnaby Jack’s “Jackpotting ATMs” presentation or the research on telematics systems by folks like Charlie Miller and Chris Valasek. But the creation of a dedicated “IoT Village” at the show, alongside staples like the Lockpick Village, the Wireless Village and the Packet Hacking Village (aka “The Wall of Sheep”) establishes Internet of Things hacking as a major new “vertical” within the diverse and fast-evolving hacking subculture. [Read more Security Ledger coverage of hacking the Internet of Things.]   Villages are dedicated areas of the DEFCON conference where attendees can converge to view demonstrations and take part in hands on lessons […]

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