The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning patients and health care providers that certain Medtronic MiniMed insulin pumps are being recalled due to potential cybersecurity risks and recommends that patients using these models switch their insulin pump to models that are better equipped to protect against these potential risks.
Safeguards Wireless Connections for Access Readers
March 14, 2018
Upgrades to the Wireless Handheld Readers and Suprex® Reader-Extenders from Cypress Integration Solutions include the Security Industry Association’s OSDP Secure Channel, which safeguards the wireless connection.
The latest version of this access control platform features a new look and feel to accommodate wider monitors, compatibility with the latest operating systems, up to 16 privilege levels for responders during lockdown, data sharing, integration with biometrics, and more.
Even though Wilson Kipsang focused on winning the race, wireless video, among other security efforts, covered his back at the recent New York Marathon. Turn on a kitchen light, and thank a wireless camera for keeping the electric utility’s substation up, running and pumping out those kilowatts. And that No. 8 bus to work? Passengers can lean back in their seats knowing security personnel can view the inside scene in real-time all along the route.
Companies have encouraged their workforces to be effective regardless of their location or the time of day, making wireless Internet connectivity the latest lifeblood of workforce productivity. These gains have been accomplished primarily by embracing Wi-Fi, which is not without added risk. Cyber spies and criminals have successfully targeted wireless networks for years, which in turn, requires increased vigilance both when deploying Wi-Fi networks and when training our employees to safely use Wi-Fi.
In February, a crowd of cybersecurity professionals attended the RSA Conference in San Francisco.
April 1, 2014
Kent Lawson, founder of Private WiFi, decided to test the wireless network provided at the RSA Conference, and he was surprised at the large amount of completely unprotected communications from security professionals, discovered in a mere 15 minutes.