As the proliferation of connected and complex medical devices grows, healthcare providers are more susceptible to cyberattacks.
This year’s virtual event features experts from medical device companies, hospitals and government organizations.
Networks enable the use of critical resources, including telehealth services, medical IoT technology,and staff and personal devices. It is critical to have a reliable WiFi network to support these devices.
As hackers target blind spots in wireless communications, medical devices running on various networks across the wireless spectrum pose big risks for healthcare facilities.
Without even factoring in the effects of COVID-19, ransomware attacks against healthcare providers have significantly increased. We must be ready to detect and respond to them before damage can be done.
Vulnerability sharing arms stakeholders with the information they need to assess devices, minimize cybersecurity risks and proactively mitigate emerging risks to prevent exploitation.
The more devices are connected, the more that targets are present for remote attackers.
The two-day event takes place September 22–23, 2020. Submit an abstract, or register to attend.
The latest regulations for human and veterinary medicinal products, as well as medical devices, include the mandate to set up databases with detailed information about available products. These databases must be realized and implemented in the near future, and require a concerted effort now if tangible real-world benefits are to follow.
The safety communication notes that patients being monitored via GE’s Healthcare Clinical Information Central Stations and Telemetry Services could be at risk.