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Re: " Can hardly wait for internet enabled insulin dispensers"

My wife is fitted with an Intrathecal Baclofen Pump. It releases minute doses of Baclofen (an anti-spasmodic) into the spinal fluid.

From what I have seen, the interface is proprietary - not WiFi or Bluetooth so I suspect the manufacturers are using security by obscurity as a design parameter.

I would *hope* that said pump has been programmed with some sanity checks, and will be able to reject obviously incorrect settings (such as "increase dose by 10000%). However there's no way of knowing.

So what ARE the international standards (cf ISO27001) for medical implant software ? There must be some ...

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