Nürnberg, 11 April 2018. As part of the “Digital Technologies and Future Med-Tech” event, usd AG security experts performed live hacking at the MT-Connect trade fair for medical technology..
Christian Frei, Head of Security Analysis & Pentests at usd AG, comments: “The rapidly advancing digitalisation in healthcare benefits both patients and healthcare professionals. Unfortunately, these advantages are also offset by massive risks in the form of digital attack vectors. The danger is real, we show what it’s all about and how to protect yourself.”
Under the heading “Cyber Security for the Internet of Medical Things”, usd AG IT security experts demonstrated how easy it currently is to gain access to systems and data of third parties. In the course of the event, various attack scenarios against typical company IT infrastructures and situations were described and attacks were demonstrated. The aim was to raise awareness for the current digital risks and to show potential solutions.
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