The CyberMDX Blog

Ido Geffen

Ido Geffen

A veteran of the Israeli Security Agency's Technology Unit, Ido is a human amalgamation of technological acumen, business smarts, and interpersonal skills. Ido serves as VP Product and Customer Success for CyberMDX.

Recent Posts

March 19, 2020

10 Quick Cybersecurity Tips for Hospitals in the Midst of COVID-19

There's no denying it and no point in ignoring it, so let's just acknowledge it: there's a big ugly elephant...

March 16, 2020

The Windows 10 'SMBGhost' Vulnerability: What to Know & What to Do

On Wednesday March 11th, reports began to emerge about a vulnerability in the compression mechanism used by...

January 14, 2020

Windows 7 EoL Has Arrived: Now What?

Although Microsoft officially ended mainstream support for Windows 7 back in January 2015, the company...
October 17, 2019

How MDS² Data Can Inform Smarter Medical Device Workflows

In 2004, Nema (the National Electrical Manufacturers Association), together with HIMSS (Health Information...

August 7, 2019

Everything HDOs Need to Know About URGENT/11

On July 29th, 2019, eleven vulnerabilities affecting the “VxWorks” Real Time Operating System (RTOS) were...

July 15, 2019

How to Track and Act On Clinical Asset Utilization Insights

HDOs occupy a unique position: on the one hand, their focus is on patient care, and their success is measured...

May 7, 2019

Healthcare Network Security: Can’t My NAC Knock Back A HIT Attack?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last 10 years, you’ve heard of the Internet of Things, or IoT...

March 27, 2019

Cybersecurity as a Medical Device Quality Assurance Imperative

Though cybersecurity is most closely associated with the IT department, the truth is that it affects and...

January 23, 2019

Cybersecurity 101: Medical Technology Edition

The world is changing; and while there may never have been a time when that statement was not true, it seems...

December 5, 2018

How Leading Endpoint Security Tools Cover Hospitals

Medical devices are often the weak point in a hospital’s technology landscape and, if compromised, could...

September 12, 2018

Dealing with Cybersecurity Issues in Healthcare: Tips & Tricks

I won't sugar coat it. Hospitals are seen by hackers as "soft" and valuable targets. The modern medical...