Thursday, July 11, 2013

Public radio's Marketplace on medical device security

Radio is hip.
Yesterday, APM Marketplace presented a short audio segment on medical device cybersecurity that I presume aired on NPR. The piece is obviously not intended for digestion by an engineer, but instead presents the latest regulatory issues of medical device security for the layperson.

I presume the research that Dr. Castellanos refers to is this one from 2008. But there are plenty of other non-implantable devices that arguably bear more risk to public health by virtue of sheer quantity and area of attack surface. For instance, the incidents documented in our blog archive.

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