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Cybersecurity

Preparing for the PATCH Act and RTA

By MedTech Intelligence Staff
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Cybersecurity

The FDA announced that on October 1, 2023, it would begin to Refuse to Accept (RTA) medical device premarket submissions that do not comply with PATCH Act requirements. Erez Kaminski, former head of AI with Amgen and founder of  Ketryx, and Paul Jones, former FDA official and Executive Vice President of Ketryx, provide an overview of challenges companies face as they work to comply with the new cybersecurity regulations and standards.

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Gabe Siftar and Matt Nowell

Managing Software Vulnerabilities: How to Utilize ISA/IEC 62443 and Software Bills of Materials

By Gabe Siftar, Matt Nowell
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Gabe Siftar and Matt Nowell

The recently announced “Refuse to Accept Policy” signed into law under section 524B of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FD&C Act) gives the FDA more traction to encourage the medical device manufacturing industry to utilize software bills of materials that help to incorporate supply chain security. The ISA/IEC 62443 series of standards defines a secure product lifecycle process that can be adopted by medical device manufacturers to identify and manage the security risks of all external components used within the product.

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