Why medical devices are the soft cybersecurity underbelly for health care providers

For hackers, internet-connected medical devices have become an attractive target. Compared to computers, they tend to have more vulnerabilities that stay unpatched. But Congress is now considering legislation that would give the FDA more authority to require medical device manufacturers to make them more secure. John Pescatore is director of emerging security trends at the SANS Institute. He talked with Federal News Network’s Jared Serbu about the vulnerabilities, and how to mitigate their risks in the meantime.