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(ISC)² Security Congress 2021 - Career Center & Recordings

1778557 - Exploring Security Controls needed to protect Medical Wearable Devices

Oct 20, 2021 11:45am ‐ Oct 20, 2021 1:00pm

Credits: None available.


The internet of things (IoT) has been a significant advancement in technology, modernizing repetitive tasks, streamlining data collection, and providing new ways to collect, interpret and disseminate information. Numerous industries have benefited from advancements in IoT technology, including healthcare. Medical IoT (MIoT) has deployed several devices, including internet-connected sleep apnea machines, blood pressure regulators, glucose monitors and mobile echocardiogram and heart rate monitors. The advancement in MIoT has revolutionized the treatment of care. Both treatment facilities and patients perform a significant amount of care solutions from their homes, saving the patient time and money. The integration of technology to maintain potential life-sustaining functions within the patients comes with the challenge of ensuring that data integrity and patient safety are not compromised.

Learning Objectives:
  • Identify emerging threats towards medical wearable devices.
  • Identify key risk factors and threats towards medical treatment facilities and users.
  • Learn different strategies to protect users and medical treatment facilities and wearable devices.


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  • 1.25 - CPE

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