A Q&A with MedCrypt’s Axel Wirth sheds light on urgent problems that the medtech industry is facing regarding device security, but assures us that the sky is not falling.
Medical device recalls were up more than 31% during Q2 2020, activity that suggests recalls will reach 1200 by the end of the year, according to Stericycle’s latest recall report.
As the proliferation of connected and complex medical devices grows, healthcare providers are more susceptible to cyberattacks.
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It’s time for medtech design engineers to take a page from the enterprise security playbook.
There are several simple steps that device companies can take to protect sensitive patient information.
As cyberattacks become more complex, device manufacturers need to understand security vulnerabilities at every level of the supply chain.