Immunizing Medical Devices Against ThreatsAriel Shuper of Check Point on Mitigating Ransomware and Other Risks
Connected medical devices are a significant potential new attack surface that may not be covered by security tools and systems, says Ariel Shuper of Check Point Software Technologies. How can healthcare providers immunize their medical devices before they are compromised?
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In an interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Shuper discusses:
- Why medical devices are vulnerable;
- How security for devices can be improved; and
- Why ransomware attacks will continue to target medical devices, and much more, in the healthcare arena.
At Check Point Software Technologies, Shuper addresses healthcare-specific security needs. In his previous role at the company, he was responsible for cloud security. Prior to joining Check Point, Shuper led product management teams at other technology companies, including Mellanox and Celtro (now Optier).