Tag Archives: Devices

Medical devices pose cybersecurity and patient threat

Connectivity has opened the door to cybersecurity attacks beyond the computer. Security breaches can happen anywhere there is a connected electronic device. CAT scans, MRI machines, anything plugged in such as pacemakers and insulin pumps, create security vulnerabilities that can be overlooked in standard hospital cybersecurity procedures. “In surgery room, everything is  a computer,” said… Read More »

Legacy systems, employee error leave hospitals, devices vulnerable to cyberattacks

Dive Brief: Another report points to insider error and misuse as major threats to data security in the healthcare sector. Errors such as improper handling and storage of patient files, often due to poor organizational policies and procedures, leave IT systems and connected medical devices vulnerable to outside attack and manipulation, new research from Vectra… Read More »

Flex Helps Design and Engineer Medical Devices: CES 2019

January 24th, 2019 Editors Exclusive Creating new medical devices these days is a serious challenge. Specialized electronics, novel materials, and miniaturization require builders of advanced devices to have a broad knowledge of a variety of topics. Flex is a company that lends its expertise in these matters to medical device firms to help accelerate product… Read More »