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SPARC Lab in the News and Media:

  • Oct 2019: Prof. Sen discussed on Radio layer vulnerabilities and Spectrum Policy for Healthcare at Silicon Flatirons.
  • The conference featured keynotes by Julius Knapp, Chief of the Federal Communications Commission’s Office of Engineering and Technology, and Dr. Lisa Porter, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, who oversees the U.S. Department of Defense’s work on 5G security. There was panel discussions on the health care industry, cellular communications, along with next steps and solutions in this area.

    Secure Radio Layer for Healthcare

  • Apr 2019: IEEE Spectrum suggests SparcLab work as a solution of US Department of Homeland Security advisory
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security last week warned that numerous medical devices made by Medtronic are vulnerable to cyber attack. A solution to which is the EQS-HBC recently published. IEEE Spectrum covered our work saying "Medtronic discloses medical device vulnerabilities, while Purdue University scientists propose countermeasure to block attacks".  IEEE Spectrum Article.
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Security of Internet of Body

Prof. Shreyas Sen explaining Physical Security of BAN

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  • Mar 2018: Prof. Sen speaking at MIT TR35 India Award Speech

Prof. Sen MIT TR35 India Award Speech

  • Mar 2018: Prof. Sen speaking on Indian National TV CNBC TV-18 Young Turks Program

Prof. Sen speaking on CNBC TV

  • Mar 2018: MIT TR 35 India Award

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 PRF wearable devices
Smart wearable devices allow for the exchange of information using the human body as a robust communication medium for networking electronic devices. In this photo, a researcher wears devices that allow for the exchange of information using the body to communicate instead of sending a signal through the airwaves that could be hacked.

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