Russia’s invasion of Ukraine has increased the potential for cyberattacks against U.S. healthcare systems.
While connected capabilities and wireless technology certainly lead to greater patient care, they also expose devices to greater cybersecurity risks.
It’s time for medtech design engineers to take a page from the enterprise security playbook.
Many device manufacturers don’t have the resources to adequately handle security risks.
By adhering to FDA recommendations and leveraging the expertise of proven cyber testing methods, manufacturers can tackle known cybersecurity issues today while also attempting to anticipate concerns that may lie ahead.
Just because your device isn’t specifically targeted by hackers doesn’t mean it isn’t vulnerable to cybersecurity threats.