Connectivity in medical devices creates new diagnostic and treatment opportunities, yet at the same time increases the risks of cyberattacks—including their consequences for patient safety and data privacy. Now the new IEC 81001-5-1 standard provides clear technical requirements for manufacturers and developers to ensure the cybersecurity of their products across their life cycle.
2022 is now upon us, hopefully marking the end of a very disruptive couple of years. Global challenges, from supply chain shortages to remote services, have driven digital innovation and change in the way we work across all sectors. The medical device industry is no different and going forward, having learned from the experiences of 2021.
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