The Internet of Things (IoT) holds great promise for healthcare in the form of connected health devices and wearable sensors used at home for remote monitoring of patients. Yet, the personal information gathered by these things is potentially vulnerable to cyber attacks by hackers looking to exploit this valuable health data.
At a hearing last week on IoT held by the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Courts, Intellectual Property, and the Internet, lawmakers heard testimony from industry groups about both the benefits and risks to consumers from connected health devices.
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