Researchers explore real-world deployment of connected medical devices

ZingBox researchers detected, identified and analyzed the behavior of medical devices deployed in more than 50 hospitals, clinics, and other healthcare locations. Researchers looked at a wide range of medical devices, from infusion pumps and patient monitors to imaging systems and medical device gateways, highlighting vulnerabilities in hospital networks and shedding light on the causes of common security events.

Over the course of 2017, ZingBox analyzed tens of thousands of devices resulting in security issues covering vulnerabilities from user issues to outdated software. This data provides an unprecedented view into the makeup of a connected healthcare ecosystem and the common vulnerabilities introduced by IoT medical devices.

“Many organizations don’t have a clear picture of the vulnerabilities on their networks — or even what devices are connected on those networks,” said Xu Zou, CEO at ZingBox.

Read about the findings of the ZingBox analysis of tens of thousands of medical devices on Help Net Security.

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