Navigation Links
SecureState Identifies Top 5 Vulnerabilities Facing Hospitals and Medical Device Manufactures
Date:6/25/2013

CLEVELAND, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As medical science advances, so does the equipment used to deliver care. In the modern day hospital, more and more medical devices, such as IV pumps, ventilators, MRI, CAT Scan and X-Ray machines are attached to hospital networks. Putting medical devices on the network provides a large number of benefits, such as supporting telemedicine and the easy transfer of test results to electronic medical records (ERM) systems. However, putting these devices on a network also introduces a number of risks.

(Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130625/CL37619 )

On June 13, 2013 the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced draft guidelines for hospitals and medical device manufactures to take in response to the growing threat of cyber attacks.

Matthew Neely, Director of Strategic Initiatives for SecureState, a management consulting firm specializing in information security, addresses this issue in his latest blog post covering the top five security risks for commonly used medical devices.

To read the full post on this topic visit: http://blog.securestate.com/healthcare-interrupted/

About SecureState
SecureState provides premier consulting services for companies across the nation and internationally, including government and commercial sectors. The SecureState team is comprised of several specialties including: Advisory Services, Audit & Compliance, Profiling & Penetration, Privacy, Risk Management, and Incident Response.

Visit Us Online:
www.securestate.com 
Tweet Us: @SecureState '/>"/>

SOURCE SecureState
Copyright©2012 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2

Related medicine technology :

1. Runners Evaluation Identifies And Corrects Mechanical Deficits
2. Pfizer Identifies Synexus South African Clinical Research Sites as INSPIRE Sites - First in Africa
3. Ground-breaking Research Identifies Molecular Subtyping as a Key to Determining Prognosis and Benefit of Chemotherapy for Breast and Colorectal Cancers
4. Specific Technologies Detects and Identifies Potential Bioterrorism Pathogenic Bacteria
5. New Study Identifies Better Solution for Itch
6. Endexx identifies core platform for Medical Marijuana Industry
7. Millennium Research Group Identifies the Top Ten Trends in Medical Device Markets for 2013
8. SafeCode Drug Technologies Corporation Identifies the Technology Group to Commence and Develop the Worlds First Prototype for its Next Generation Application for Drug Safety Administration
9. Assisted Reproduction: New Technology Identifies Previously Unknown Predictors of Embryo Viability
10. Pearl Therapeutics Completes Phase 2b Study of Glycopyrrolate, Defines Dose-Response Curve and Identifies Optimal Dose of PT001
11. Verizon Identifies 10 Most Promising Ways to Use Health IT to Enhance Patient Care, Reduce Costs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/1/2014)... NOTTINGHAM, England , Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... announced that its subsidiary, Molecular Profiles Ltd., is set ... the annual CPhI/ICSE Worldwide event in Paris ... with the rapid development of both standard and complex ... platform, which incorporates the company,s existing formulation and analytical ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... 1, 2014  Varian Medical Systems (NYSE: ... for the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2014 following ... 2014.  The news release will be followed by a ... PT.  The news release and a link to the ... website at: www.varian.com/investor .  To access the teleconference ...
(Date:10/1/2014)...  SI-BONE, Inc., a medical device company that pioneered the ... invasive surgical (MIS) device indicated for fusion for certain disorders ... its European operations with the formation of a GmbH and ... Manager, Germany.  Mr. Schaber will join former Kyphon colleague ... , Middle East and Asia ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Columbia Laboratories' UK Subsidiary To Launch New Development Platform At CPHI 2Columbia Laboratories' UK Subsidiary To Launch New Development Platform At CPHI 3Varian Medical Systems Schedules Fourth Quarter FY2014 News Release and Conference Call 2SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 2SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 3SI-BONE, Inc. Announces European Expansion with Appointment of Eric Schaber as General Manager, Germany and Formation of GmbH 4
(Date:10/2/2014)... Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 02, 2014 ... winners of the 2014 BIG Awards for Business ... companies and organizations with a proprietary judging process ... from around the globe. , “The winners this ... said Russ Fordyce, Managing Director of the Business ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... Salamon HealthDay Reporter ... with a neurotic personality style and prolonged stress may ... research suggests. Tracking 800 women over nearly four ... anxious, jealous and moody -- which they defined as ... risk of developing Alzheimer,s compared to women scoring lowest ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter ... to a major highway may raise your risk for high ... 5,000 postmenopausal women, those who lived within 109 yards of ... developing high blood pressure than women living at least half ... this study highlight the importance of our physical environment on ...
(Date:10/2/2014)... HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Oct. 1, ... Columbia now have a total of 500 confirmed cases of ... children since the summer, U.S. health officials reported Wednesday. ... recent weeks, but it,s not clear what role -- if ... Health officials are also trying to determine if the ...
(Date:10/1/2014)... more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers could ... that medicines called ,JAK inhibitors, halted tumour growth in ... in more than 80 per cent of bowel cancers. ... clinical trials, for diseases including rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, blood ... second-most common cancer in Australia with nearly 17,000 people ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Innovation Dominant Theme among 2014 Big Awards for Business Winners and Finalists 2Health News:Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says 2Health News:Jealous, Moody Women May Face Higher Alzheimer's Risk, Study Says 3Health News:Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure 2Health News:Living Near a Highway May Be Bad for Your Blood Pressure 3Health News:42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids 2Health News:42 States Reporting Respiratory Virus That Targets Kids 3Health News:Eighty percent of bowel cancers halted with existing medicines 2
... and British scientists have now found that it is helpful in ... warfare. , ... Manhasset, NY (Vocus) May 6, 2009 ... found that it is helpful in delaying the effects of ricin, ...
... May 6 Parishioners at Guardian Angels Catholic Church in ... shelf -- they actually grow it themselves. The project is ... by the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP) and ... Cross) that demonstrate a growing nationwide movement within the faith ...
... 6 Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA ), ... device industry and other medical markets, announced today that Brian ... Hite, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, are scheduled ... 2009 Healthcare Conference at the Palace Hotel in New York ...
... Mich., May 6 Perrigo Company (Nasdaq: ... Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.055 per share, ... on May 29, 2009. Perrigo Company is a leading ... (OTC) and generic prescription pharmaceuticals, nutritional products, active pharmaceutical ...
... PA, 6 May 2009 Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) ... in heart failure (HF) patients managed with beta-blockers and ... Journal of Cardiac Failure ( http://www.elsevier.com/locate/cardfail ), ... of Sleep Apnea in Patients with Heart Failure and ...
... lack of guidance and training provided for nurses involved in ... , Writing in the May issue of the Journal ... highlighted the need for an audit of current UK services ... , But they point out that the basic issues they ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Nicotine May Help Prevent Damage from Bioterrosim Toxin and Growth Factors in Heart Disease News from Molecular Medicine 2Health News:Report Finds Faith Organizations Building Community, Improving Health Through Healthy Foods 2Health News:Report Finds Faith Organizations Building Community, Improving Health Through Healthy Foods 3Health News:Report Finds Faith Organizations Building Community, Improving Health Through Healthy Foods 4Health News:Symmetry Medical to Present at Bank of America and Merrill Lynch 2009 Healthcare Conference 2Health News:Sleep apnea may not be closely linked to heart failure severity 2Health News:Nurses are assessing mothers with mental health issues despite lack of guidance and formal training 2Health News:Nurses are assessing mothers with mental health issues despite lack of guidance and formal training 3
... a national reference laboratory and a worldwide ... ARUP offers an extensive test menu of ... clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by the ... more than half of the nation's university ...
... ARUP Laboratories is a national reference ... laboratory research and development. ARUP offers an ... unique medical tests in clinical and anatomic ... ARUP Laboratories' clients include more than half ...
... is a national reference laboratory and a ... development. ARUP offers an extensive test menu ... in clinical and anatomic pathology. Owned by ... include more than half of the nation's ...
... reference laboratory and a worldwide leader in ... an extensive test menu of highly complex ... anatomic pathology. Owned by the University of ... half of the nation's university teaching hospitals ...
Medicine Products: