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Securing Medical Devices and IoT

July 1, 2020

I know it’s easy to be distracted by COVID-19 right now, but it’s important to remember that many of the challenges we faced pre-COVID-19 are still around and need to be managed effectively even as we deal with the pandemic. One of those ongoing challenges is properly securing medical devices and IoT.

In fact, one could argue that this challenge has become even harder amidst COVID-19 as more IoT devices are being implemented in healthcare and the risk surface is increasing as we add more and more endpoints that can be exploited. Plus, it’s no news to anyone in healthcare that many medical and IoT devices weren’t designed with security in mind.

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