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Internet of Things

August 31, 2016  12:40 PM

IoT in healthcare: Four attack scenarios and what to do

Kristen Lee Kristen Lee Profile: Kristen Lee
Internet of Things, medical device security

As medical devices become increasingly connected to the internet and, therefore, the Internet of Things (IoT), Forrester Research, said in a report that there are four types of attacks healthcare organizations need to aware of, especially after coming off the

January 20, 2016  4:58 PM

FDA gets tougher on IoT medical device cybersecurity

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
cybersecurity, FDA, Internet of Things, medical devices

Manufacturers and users of connected medical devices should take steps to ensure the cybersecurity of such devices, the FDA said in a new guidance document. The draft...

January 14, 2016  4:37 PM

Fitbit account hack case a cautionary tale for wearables enthusiasts

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
cybersecurity, Internet of Things, Wearable devices

Your Fitbit, or other wearable device, could be tracking more than just your health and wellness metrics.

December 30, 2015  6:05 PM

Kvedar brand enters book channel

Shaun Sutner Shaun Sutner Profile: Shaun Sutner
Connected Health, Internet of Things, mHealth, Telemedicine

Joseph Kvedar, M.D., vice president of connected health at Boston-based Partners HealthCare, has taken his “Internet of Healthy Things” theme from Partners’

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