Medtronic recalls insulin pump controllers over life-threatening flaws

A threat actor can exploit these vulnerabilities to hijack Medtronic devices and modify how much insulin should be administered to a patient. Medtronic, a well-known medical device maker, has recalled…

Ex-army admin jailed for 12 years over US military health data theft

Frederick Brown, a medical data technician & administrator associated with the 65th Medical Brigade of the US Army caused millions of dollars in losses Frederick Brown, a 40-year-old resident of…

Why healthcare IoT requires stronger healthcare cybersecurity

The healthcare industry has gone through a dramatic technological transformation, one that has been accelerated by COVID. Internet-connected devices (collectively known as the Internet of Things, or IoT devices), once…

Top 5 Healthcare Cyber Attacks and Threats

Even before the novel coronavirus pandemic, which forced healthcare organizations to shift to provide patients remote care and telemedicine rapidly, the healthcare industry had already embraced the cloud, as well…

Why Healthcare Cybersecurity is Needed to Address Rising Modern Threats

The healthcare industry has undergone a major transformation –  spurred and fast-tracked by COVID. Despite many industries adopting cloud computing and infrastructure providers, the healthcare industry has been a laggard,…

Vaccination passport apps could help society reopen – first they have to be secure, private and trusted

Padlokr –  Padlokr –  Laurin Weissinger, Tufts University You might soon have an additional app on your phone: a digital vaccination passport that allows people who have been vaccinated against…