Tag: cybersecurity


IEEE Spectrum: Cyber attacks on Medical Devices Are on the Rise—and Manufacturers Must Respond

Cyberattacks are increasingly common in the health care industry. As the number of networked medical devices increases, so does the urgency for makers of these devices to understand and mitigate threats to device security. In an increasingly interconnected and digital world, more and more medical devices contain embedded computer systems, which can be vulnerable to...


Six Things You Need to Know About Medical Devices and Cybersecurity

Concern over cybersecurity touches our lives in new ways almost daily. Today, there is growing concern over millions of people who use connected medical devices that use off-the-shelf software. Here are six things the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health wants you to know about the safety of networked medical devices: 1. Hacking of...