Best Practices for Cybersecurity in Vehicles

In response to increasing cybersecurity threats in vehicles, in 2015 the Automotive Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Auto-ISAC) was formed.  Its member companies include all automakers operating in North America except for Tesla. The ISAC allows companies to share cyberthreat … Continue reading

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How to Protect and Secure Your Connected Devices

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is warning companies and the public to be aware of vulnerabilities that cybercriminals could exploit in connected devices, otherwise known as Internet of Things devices. We previously reported on what the Internet of Things is … Continue reading

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FDA Issues Unprecedented Alert Over Medical Device Cyber Security Risk

A fictional cyber-terrorist weaponizing a medical device by hacking into it has become a familiar plot premise in recent Hollywood dramas. Unfortunately, the risk of harm from medical device hacking has now become an actionable, real-world concern. In an unprecedented move, on July … Continue reading

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Making Sure Cybersecurity and Liability Concerns Don’t Ground the Drones

Unmanned aerial systems (UAS), or drones, are slowly being integrated into U.S. and international airspace systems.  Despite current legal and regulatory limitations on their use for civilian purposes, governmental and private entities are devoting significant resources to advancing UAS technology … Continue reading

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The Drones Are Here, Bringing Liability Risks into View

Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), more popularly known as “drones,” have evolved beyond overseas battlefield and clandestine operations and are increasingly being utilized inside the United States.  As with any product used in the domestic market, product liability considerations apply to … Continue reading

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Malware in the Machines: Cybersecurity for Medical Devices and Hospital Networks

Originally published as a Snell & Wilmer Legal Alert, June 20, 2013 Within the last week the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a pair of Safety Communications directed towards the medical device and healthcare industries regarding cybersecurity. Computer virus … Continue reading

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