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Treating security like safety: What the FDA’s recognition of UL 2900-2-1:2018 means for developers

UL 2900-2-1 calls for the secure design and security testing of medical devices. What does the FDA’s adoption of the standard mean for your development team?

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The IoT within us: Network-connected medical devices

The Internet of Things is now inside us. But network-connected medical devices are troubling, considering the history of medical device vulnerabilities.

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Medical device security improvements coming—but not anytime soon

Will the cyber security of medical devices improve with the FDA’s adoption of UL 2900-2-1? Most devices weren’t designed to be connected to the internet.

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Cardiac patient data at risk, Philips reports

It’s never good news to find out that both your personal and clinical information could be compromised by the software platform your healthcare provider is using.

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Medical devices still hackable, researchers say

What makes medical devices hackable? The same thing that makes websites hackable: software vulnerabilities. But the consequences are far worse than stolen data.

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How to help your medical devices meet the UL (and FDA) standard

The FDA’s adoption of UL 2900-2-1 as a consensus standard for premarket certification of medical devices means the world is about to change—for the better.

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Building security into connected medical devices

The FDA now recognizes UL 2900-2-1 and UL 2900-1, the first guidance that sets specific criteria for cyber security testing of connected medical devices.

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FDA adopts UL 2900-2-1, improves cyber security of connected medical devices

The cyber security of connected medical devices, notoriously poor for decades, could finally start to improve.

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Hackers target cryptocurrency exchange, new Spectre vulnerabilities, and healthier healthcare

Taylor Armerding, Synopsys Software Integrity Group senior strategist, gives you the scoop on application security and insecurity in this week’s Security Mashup. Watch the episode below:

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Physician hackers: Healthcare security is in critical condition

FUD—fear, uncertainty, and doubt—is usually met with relentless mockery in the cyber security world, since it’s sometimes used to try to frighten people into buying a product.

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