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Reducing Risks of Implantable Medical Devices

By Kevin Fu

Communications of the ACM, Vol. 52 No. 6, Pages 25-27

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The convergence of medicine with radio communication and Internet connectivity exposes implantable medical devices (IMDs) not only to safety and effectiveness risks, but also to security and privacy risks. Legislation, regulation, and technology can lessen these risks.

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