Category: Healthcare

Medical device cybersecurity: Conformity assessments 

The ongoing digitization in healthcare has brought not only new opportunities to improve patient care, but also challenges in cybersecurity. To address the issue and ensure the security of new medical devices, state-of-the-art regulatory frameworks are mandatory. Let’s discover some of the new industry developments, discuss the best practice documents and the implementation of the guidance.

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Medical device security management – what you need to know

There is little doubt that the future of healthcare will rely more on always-connected devices, Software as a Medical Device (SaMD), cloud computing and vast amounts of data processing. However, moving medical devices outside of the security provided within a managed hospital network and placing them at our homes increases the risk of cyberattacks. So, how manufacturers can face the ongoing challenge of ensuring security of their devices and the ever-increasing pressure by the regulatory bodies?  

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Medical devices and how hackers target them

With the rise of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), medical devices are becoming increasingly more prominent in the healthcare industry. This, however, does not come without its risks. Hackers are using medical devices to springboard deeper into medical system networks. This article explores the motives as well as the methods used to access medical devices.

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How can Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) help secure your medical devices?  

To secure against potential cybersecurity vulnerabilities, Medical Device Manufacturers (MDMs) should enroll their medical devices into a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), a trusted and widely used cryptographic practice that ensures operational safety. Learn more about securing your medical device with a PKI from our free e-book: “Why should Medical Device Manufacturers (MDMs) secure their devices with a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI)?”

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Threat modeling of medical devices made easier

Threat modeling is a well-established practice within the cybersecurity industry but is still relatively new within the medtech space, so many are unsure where to start and exactly how to do it. Fortunately, the MITRE Corporation, in conjunction with the FDA and other industry leaders, have just released a very helpful resource.

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