To change the landscape of cyber threats in healthcare, companies must prioritize designing security into devices.
Data, IoT, artificial intelligence, predictive analytics, virtual and augmented reality, and many other technologies will fuel the healthcare system.
Software continues to be a key factor in recalls, and this year the end of some EUAs may also contribute to an increase.
A mere 13% of IoMT leaders believe their organization is in a good place to mitigate future risks related to cybersecurity.
The agency created the new post within CDRH, effective January 1.
With the accelerated adoption of many new technologies, ECRI’s annual health technology hazards list has been transformed by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Top reasons for recalls include software, quality and parts issues.
And medtech companies need to keep interoperability and security top of mind.
Despite the high stakes of data vulnerabilities to the entire healthcare system, governments in Asia lag behind in mandating cybersecurity measures, leaving manufacturers to install and maintain systems to protect against cyber criminals.
Medical device security needs to address the cyber-physical threats, not just patient health information risk.