Balancing Act: Constant Battle Between Functionality, SecurityAlso, Weaknesses in Biometrics; Shedding Light on LED's Security Shortfalls
A discussion analyzing the difficulty of striking a balance between IT functionality and cybersecurity leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report.
In the Security Report, you'll hear (click on player beneath image to listen):
- HealthcareInfoSecurity Executive Editor Marianne Kolbasuk McGee examine the compromises medical device manufacturers make when weighing functionality vs. security;
- ISMG Security and Technology Editor Jeremy Kirk report on the far-from-foolproof ability of biometrics to authenticate users; and
- An update on research from an Israeli university on how hackers could exploit light-emitting diodes on routers to leak sensitive information.
The ISMG Security Report appears on this and other ISMG websites on Tuesdays and Fridays. Check out our May 30 and June 2 reports that respectively analyze cybersecurity during the era of Donald Trump and the evolving Russian cyber threat.
The next ISMG Security Report will be posted on Friday, June 9.