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3 October 2012

In Rush To Make All The Products In Our

by Code Monkey

Plattner{.author-photo}Adam Plattner{.author} - 2012-10-03 09:45:17-0400[

In rush to make all the products in our lives wireless, companies are bypassing security in favor of convenience and wanting to get to market faster. From embedded insulin pumps to the front door of our house,  where on the sliding scale of regulation should we require companies to include security in their products?\ \ When patients need an implanted insulin pumps, should the hospital warn them of possible security concerns of going with a wireless model?\ \ When someone sells you a new wireless door lock, should it be expected that the company warn you of the dangers?\ \


Medical device hacking - FDA are told to start taking it seriously

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Helen Plattner{.author}[ - 2012-10-11 10:18:56-0400]{.time}

Especially for medical devices - people don’t always connect the idea of computer software and the dangers are much higher.. so yes, I do believe that warnings are the least of thier burden.