Defending medical devices from cyberattacks

Medical devices are very vulnerable to cyberattacks. According to the Open-Source Cybersecurity Intelligence Network and Resource, 60% of medical devices don’t have available security patches. To mitigate these risks, Baptist Health is adding a new defense against rogue devices used by cybercriminals. The healthcare provider will integrate Sepio Systems’ HAC-1 system with its existing security controls to defend its more than 400 locations.

UofL helps minority-owned manufacturers

With a $2 million grant from U.S. Department of Commerce’s Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA), the University of Louisville will help minority-owned manufacturing businesses adopt additive manufacturing and 3D printing technology. To be called the Kentucky MBDA Advanced Manufacturing Center, it will be one of only four such programs nationwide.

GoodMaps benefits from infrastructure deal

The recently passed infrastructure bill includes a $1.75 billion fund — earmarked at $350 million per year over the next five years — to make transportation more accessible to those with disabilities. This is very good news for GoodMaps, a startup dedicated to making buildings more accessible through the use of digital maps. Now the company has acquired tech that expands its navigation capabilities to the outdoors. (We interviewed GoodMaps CEO Jose Gaztambide in February 2021).

Plant engineering product of the year finalist

Net Results Group is a finalist in the software category for Plant Engineering magazine’s Product of the Year program. Its product, MRO3i 2.0, is a cloud-based technology suite that equips companies with workflow management solutions for MRO master data transformation and ongoing governance. The Product of the Year award is recognized as a great honor for new products in the manufacturing and industrial automation industries.

Bellarmine CIO on digital transformation

Eric Satterly, the CIO and VP for digital transformation and IT at Bellarmine University, is credited with transforming the data center and core infrastructure on campus. You can read his interview in our IT Strategy Report (part of Flyover Future’s portfolio of regional newsletters) in which he talks about the cloud, helix organizations, and shadow IT.