18 May 2016

Why Medtech's Cybersecurity Problem Is Really Bad

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Hospitals are “hyper-focused” on protecting patient data from hackers, but are inadequately protecting patient health from cyberattacks on medical devices, says a report from Baltimore-based security firm Independent Security Evaluators.
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Why Medtech's Cybersecurity Problem Is Really Bad | Qmed
Sudeep Nadig

Sudeep Nadig

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18 May 2016
A.V.Ramani
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Hospitals are “hyper-focused” on protecting patient data from hackers, but are inadequately protecting patient health from cyberattacks on medical devices, says a report from Baltimore-based security firm Independent Security Evaluators.
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Why Medtech's Cybersecurity Problem Is Really Bad | Qmed
@AVRamani
Consent: Obtain permission from those whose data you are gathering. Privacy: Only collect what you can protect.
Default to openness: When possible, make the data you have collected available publicly.
The tensions and contradictions pointed out in the Baltimore-based aren’t easily resolved. It’s worth remembering that while we’re working on our enterprises with all the digital tools now available, we’re also creating new rules and norms. It’s easy to get hyper-focused on the cause and forget that in order to work on it, you need a safe space to do so — the civil society

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