Reporting Medical Device Security Issues the Right WayAudio Report: ISMG Editors Analyze the Latest Developments
A report on the implications of failing to notify manufacturers of security flaws in their medical devices and a conversation with internet co-founder Vint Cerf highlight the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.
In the report (click on player beneath image to listen), you'll hear:
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee discuss the potentially deadly impact of security researchers failing to notify manufacturers of potential vulnerabilities in the medical devices they make;
- DataBreachToday Executive Editor Mathew J. Schwartz discuss reports of new mischief fraudsters are causing to banks using the SWIFT messaging system;
- A discussion with internet co-founder and Google Chief Internet Evangelist Vint Cerf on the future security of the internet; and
- An update from Federal CIO Tony Scott on plans to hire first federal chief information security officer.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Be sure to check out our Aug. 26 and Aug. 30 reports, which respectively analyze how some organizations have been stockpiling bitcoins to use to pay off attackers if, or when, they become victimized by ransomware attacks and a report on an FBI warning to state election officials that their IT systems could be hacked. The next ISMG Security Report will be Friday, Sept. 6.