home health security

Hackers Could Threaten Home Health Monitoring Devices

Patients have long used simple health monitoring devices, like a bathroom scale, to track their vital signs at home. Now, thanks to the ubiquity and ease of mobile computing, along…
3D printer

3 Ways 3-D Printing Could Revolutionize Healthcare

Originally used to cheaply and quickly make prototypes, 3-D printing has lately gained momentum as a (cheap, quick) manufacturing endpoint in and of itself. The technology redefines the phrase “broadly…
med device hack

Decoded: Hack-able Implanted Medical Devices

The Food and Drug Administration recently tightened medical device standards after two security analysts hacked more than 300 devices used in hospitals, guessing passwords for anesthesia devices, patient monitors and…
HBD Security

Healthcare Technology Shift Creates Vulnerability Gaps

For every breathless account of how technology is revolutionizing the healthcare industry, there is a cautionary tale. A health IT system – with the promise of streamlined processes, effortless patient…