In the past weeks a few vulnerabilities have been published that apply to the code components used on Laird’s WB line of products. While these vulnerabilities do not pose a large threat to us, below is an explanation of the common vulnerabilities and exposures (CVE).
OpenSSH Roaming Vulnerabilities CVE-2016-0777 and CVE-2016-0778
Qualys announced two vulnerabilities […]
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Bluetooth v4.2 Lays Groundwork for IoT: BLE has become a key enabler for the Internet of Things (IoT) which is expected to connect 28 billion ‘things’ to the internet by 2020. The adoption of the Bluetooth 4.2 core specification delivers several performance […]
Throughout the past few years, we have learned how the idea of the Connected Hospital has rapidly transformed from a vision of the future into a reality. Hospitals are now focusing on providing the best quality of care to their patients while optimizing the workplace for doctors, nurses, and the overall healthcare industry. Looking forward, the next […]
In hospitals, wireless medical devices transmit data that is critical to patient care. Whether stationary or mobile, these devices must never lose connectivity. Setting up a reliable Wi-Fi network in a healthcare facility is no easy task. Obstructions such as lead lined walls, liquids, medical equipment and even human bodies can make hospitals harsh RF environments. […]
AES-CCMP is an approved cryptographic method for FIPS 140-2, which defines the standard for cryptographic modules that protect sensitive but unclassified information. Since 2006, support for AES-CCMP has been a requirement for Wi-Fi® certification, so nearly every Wi-Fi chip supports AES-CCMP in hardware, i.e. on the chip. Very few Wi-Fi products, however, are validated for […]
To our Valued Customers:
Laird is officially announcing the end of production for the SDC-PE15N and SDC-EC25N products. Due to supplier issues for critical components, Laird will no longer be able to produce these products. We apologize for any inconvenience that this may cause you.
Laird will offer […]
In Connected Hospitals, wireless technology allows caregivers and patients to roam around the hospital freely while providing accurate and timely monitoring. Through successful wireless medical device integration, Connected Hospitals have become the model of healthcare deployment that is economic, scalable, efficient and, most importantly, secure. The success of this approach to healthcare is […]
An article titled, “Key Considerations for Designing a Wireless Medical Device”, was recently featured by RF Globalnet. Written by David Hoglund and Chris Downey, the article covers what you should know when designing wireless technology into your medical device.
When designing a Wi-Fi product, it’s important to keep in mind what channel set you want your product to use because each country allows and disallows different channels for various Wi-Fi operations. In other words, channels that are supported depend on the regulation in each country. Here is a summary of most countries:
A few months ago, Marriott International made headlines when they blocked consumers’ Wi-Fi networks at the Gaylord Opryland Hotel and Convention Center in Nashville. Following a complaint from an individual who had attended a function at the convention space, the FCC discovered that Marriott employees had used “containment features of a Wi-Fi monitoring system” […]
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