While we continue to worry about the coronavirus a new concern has popped on the diabetes device horizon. Given that all the toys now talk with the cloud and the other toys the FDA seems to be taking a more active role in regard to cybersecurity. Yesterday the FDA issued the following release;
“Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is informing patients, health care providers and manufacturers about a set of cybersecurity vulnerabilities, referred to as “SweynTooth,” that – if exploited - may introduce risks for certain medical devices. SweynTooth affects the wireless communication technology known as Bluetooth Low Energy . . .
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