Why Cybersecurity is Becoming More Important in the Medical Device Industry

Cybersecurity in the medical device world has evolved from a footnote to a front page headline. Articles with titles like “Medical Devices are the Next Security Nightmare” (Wired) and “Medical Devices… Lethal in Hands of Hackers” (The Hill) worry device manufacturers, doctors, and patients alike. These concerns are a direct result of an increasingly interconnected…

US FDA Recognizes New Cybersecurity Standard UL 2900-2-1

What does it mean for the Medical Device industry? The current ever-changing landscape of cybersecurity threats and hazards, amongst ransomware campaigns and remote vulnerability cracks, call for medical device manufacturers to better prepare their products for lifetime security. Regulations are pushing manufacturers to ensure that their products stay secure long after they are taken off…

Cybersecurity

As technology becomes increasingly mobile and our devices more connected than ever, the risk of breaches to networks increases as well. In the case of networked medical devices, the impact may be life threatening without strong medical device cybersecurity. Because medical devices are part of this transformation into a more-connected world, the FDA has taken a…