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INTERN SPOTLIGHT: JESSICA HACKS MEDICAL DEVICES

Posted by Ann Gookin on Jan 26, 2016 1:33:24 PM

I asked our (now famous) intern Jessica to share a sampling of some of the "crazier" things she's seen during her time at Virta.  Read on for a selection of her findings while poking around on some medical devices.

 

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Topics: RECRUITING, Healthcare Cybersecurity, Medical Device Security, Healthcare IoT, COTS, Connected Medical Devices

FDA's Draft Guidance: The Long and the Short Of It

Posted by Ben Ransford on Jan 20, 2016 11:28:41 AM

People have been asking us all week for our opinions on the FDA's new postmarket cybersecurity draft guidance.  All three of Virta Labs' founders have been active in this area, with extensive research in applied security and longstanding support for collaborative efforts:

... among other things.  And we're thrilled to see that the FDA has taken the significant step of issuing this document.

We read the draft guidance so that you could tl;dr and get back to your own job.  Here are the highlights, as we see them.

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Topics: FDA, Healthcare Cybersecurity, Medical Device Security, Clinical Engineering, Healthcare IT, Clinical Information Security

INTERN SPOTLIGHT: Jessica Wilson

Posted by Ann Gookin on Jan 19, 2016 3:09:04 PM

In our last post, we brought you some information about internships at Virta Labs and our recruiting process.

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Topics: RECRUITING, Healthcare Cybersecurity, Medical Device Security, Legacy Medical Devices