A US-based medical device manufacturer reported that 30,000 former and current customers may have had their personal information exposed when a company employee's email account was compromised.
Health care device manufacturer Natus Medical Incorporated has reportedly updated the software used in its Xltek EEG products, which monitors brain activity, after a researcher discovered five vulnerabilities that could be exploited.
The healthcare industry believes attacks on a medical device built or in use by their organisations is likely to occur over the next 12 months.
NATO and partner countries are sharing R&D in the development of cyber-security tools to achieve economies of scale, including the CIICS (Cyber Information and Incident Coordination System).
As this year's Slush conference opens, securing The Internet of Things has become a hot topic with many of the exhibiting companies tackling the issue head on.