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Ripple20 Threatens Increasingly Connected Medical Devices
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RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
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6/30/2020 | 7:30:03 PM
"the company can't update devices directly"
This puts the accountability back on the healthcare providers that are providing these devices. Unfortunately, in many cases such as this I noticed that the HCP is slow to react historically.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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6/30/2020 | 8:08:25 PM
Re: "the company can't update devices directly"
This puts the accountability back on the healthcare providers that are providing these devices. I agree. Most these devices were build convenience in mind so security will certainly suffer.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2020 | 10:46:27 PM
Re: "the company can't update devices directly"
Most definitely and I think they should continue to prioritize health objectives ahead of security when medical devices can save lives. But there still needs to be security in mind because if not then those same devices could be used to cause harm.
JerryReichert
JerryReichert,
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7/6/2020 | 3:02:29 AM
Re: "the company can't update devices directly"
??
mosesbotbol
mosesbotbol,
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7/6/2020 | 3:17:35 PM
Re: "the company can't update devices directly"
How they are updated should be a consideration before onboarding any IOT device.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
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6/30/2020 | 8:10:04 PM
Re: "the company can't update devices directly"
Unfortunately, in many cases such as this I noticed that the HCP is slow to react historically. I agree. Also I do not believe neither hospitals nor medical provided accept dramatic change in their processes so that makes it harder.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2020 | 8:06:14 PM
Connected devices
Experts worry about the implications for connected medical devices, which could provide attackers with a gateway into a hospital network or enable them to affect patient care. Obviously connected devices in an hospital settings will have the same risk level as all other places. It may be more fatal unfortunately.
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2020 | 8:11:52 PM
Affected devices
For hospitals, the challenging part is finding those affected devices," says Luz. If you're responsible for security at a hospital with 10,000 connected products of different models and vendors, locating the vulnerable ones will be difficult. This would be almost impossible unless devices somehow scan able remotely.
RyanSepe
RyanSepe,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2020 | 10:47:40 PM
Re: Affected devices
With the sheer number of devices you would need them to check into a hub locally and then check in remotely. Either way thats going to be heavy on network throughput. 
FlynneTrobe
FlynneTrobe,
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6/30/2020 | 10:59:43 PM
Re: Affected devices
yes, i hope so
Qualitybacklinks
Qualitybacklinks,
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7/4/2020 | 7:23:43 AM
Re: Affected devices
yes, i hope so
Dr.T
Dr.T,
User Rank: Ninja
6/30/2020 | 8:14:14 PM
Updates and repairs
This could prove tricky, he notes, as medical devices are critical and may not be available for updates at any time. Yes. All these devices should get updates remotely. Maybe having spares so no need to wait for the repairs.


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