Vulnerability Management and Medical Device Manufacturers

Posted by Ross Moir on Feb 18, 2016 8:51:21 AM

Ross_FDAMedicalDevices_Blog_Post.jpgRecent updates from the FDA on securing network-connected medical devices show that there is growing concern for security surrounding the medical industry.  Hospital networks, medical devices, and other critical infrastructure are all at risk.  An article from Threatpost.com last week covered the Kaspersky Lab Security Analyst summit, in which a researcher from Kaspersky Lab was able to breach a Moscow hospital network.  What did he find?  According to the article, “…a shocking array of open doors on the network and weaknesses in medical devices and applications crucial not only to the privacy of patients, but also their physical well-being.”

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Topics: Vulnerability Management, Security Assessment, DFARS

10 Ways to Become a Vulnerability Management Ninja

Posted by Ross Moir on Feb 25, 2015 8:14:00 PM

 

How critical is vulnerability management to your business?

Whatever your view is on vulnerability management (VM), it can’t be denied that it is important to your overall cybersecurity but equally difficult to successfully implement. In today’s world, data is fluid and distributed across complex and decentralized computing environments, resulting in greater exposure to your data being compromised.  Nevertheless, with vulnerable assets creating target rich environments for cyber criminals and other attackers, you need to protect your data, and you need vulnerability management. To help you make the right decisions and be smart about your VM program, I have compiled 10 ways you can become a vulnerability management ninja 

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Topics: Vulnerability Management