Medical device security needs to address the cyber-physical threats, not just patient health information risk.
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 more devices are connected, the more that targets are present for remote attackers.
Next month cybersecurity experts from FDA, medical device companies and other healthcare organizations with gather to talk strategy and best practices for designing and evaluating secure technologies.
When a software patch or device update cannot remedy a cyber threat, sometimes a recall is necessary.
No medical device is 100% secure.
The healthcare industry has a new set of threats on its hands.