Medical devices at SEVERE risk of hack attacks

Regulators and medical device manufacturers are expecting a wave of attacks targeting medical devices, and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is worried.This expected frenzy of attacks on the healthcare sector is nothing new, with outdated security infrastructure and copious amounts of personal information it is the perfect target for hackers. Read about the latest […]

FDA settles guidelines for cybersecurity in medical devices

The global IoT healthcare market is forecast to reach USD 163 billion by 2020, at a CAGR of 38.1%, according to MarketsandResearch. However, following the increase of cyberattacks on internet connected devices in 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration has released final guidelines and recommendations to help manufacturers build a better cybersecurity strategy and […]

New cybersecurity guidelines for medical devices tackle evolving threats

Today, the US Food and Drug Administration released its recommendations for how medical device manufacturers should maintain the security of internet-connected devices, even after they’ve entered hospitals, patient homes, or patient bodies. Unsecured devices can allow hackers to tamper with how much medication is delivered by the device — with potentially deadly results. Read about […]

Is the FDA’s cybersecurity guidance improving cyber resilience?

Read George Torsten take a look at whether FDA’s new cyber security guidance will improve cyber resilience among companies on Security Info Watch : While politicians and security experts are constantly warning about the risk of cyber-attacks, they rarely, if ever, mention the risks associated with the Internet of Things (IoT). This is especially relevant […]