With the ever-increasing adoption of connected devices, the agency is emphasizing the need for effective cybersecurity.
To change the landscape of cyber threats in healthcare, companies must prioritize designing security into devices.
A mere 13% of IoMT leaders believe their organization is in a good place to mitigate future risks related to cybersecurity.
The agency created the new post within CDRH, effective January 1.
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.