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The Security Current Podcast features CISO-led interviews with industry thought leaders about key challenges, best practices and innovative approaches to information security, risk and privacy.

Aug 11, 2016

In part three of the conversation David Cass, IBM cloud & SaaS global CISO and John Weinschenk, Spirent Communications general manager enterprise and network application discuss the potential hacking of medical devices and automated cars.

In this Spirent-sponsored podcast, Weinschenk explains how they worked with a surgeon to hack a medical device. He also talks about a second hack they conducted on an autonomous car that allowed them to take control of the systems and vehicle itself.

They discuss what needs to be done to secure these Internet of Things (IoT) devices and how manufacturers need to start thinking about how these systems can be exploited.