Internet of Medical Things: Combatting Connected Health Security Threats

IoT for All

Vinay Gokhale

The healthcare industry increasingly relies on IoT networks to securely connect a growing variety of medical devices and equipment. These connected devices are transforming processes and the continuum of care in applications ranging from a hospital’s consignment inventory management to remotely controlling insulin pumps, heart-rate monitors, and other implantable devices using smartphones.

In these and other Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) applications, device security is often neglected. Some solution providers mistakenly believe that security cannot be implemented cost-effectively, which is hazardous thinking. The industry moves to...

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