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.
A recap of a recent effort involving a small group of AIDC experts in devising a data integrity scheme suitable for protecting a new device identifier used in modern healthcare applications against mis-keying. It presents the group’s undertakings in researching solutions to ensure identifier integrity, the challenges encountered, and how a more complete understanding of the constraints of the intended application led to a departure from the initial design and resulted in the elegant solution that exists today.
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.
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.
It’s time for medtech design engineers to take a page from the enterprise security playbook.
URGENT/11 introduces risks to medical device and hospital networks, and could allow a remote attacker to take control of a medical device such as an anesthesia machine of insulin pump.