Search Results for Medical Device Cybersecurity

Showing 1 – 5

FDA to Create Digital Health Unit By Zachary Brennan - Published 04 May 2017

With ongoing work on guidance related to software as a medical device, and a new dedicated unit to digital health coming to the US Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH), the agency is slowly but surely dipping its toe into the rapidly advancing field.

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Medical Devices

Tags: digital health, software as a medical device, cybersecurity

FDA, DHS Find Cybersecurity Vulnerabilities in St. Jude Heart Devices By Michael Mezher - Published 11 January 2017

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Industrial Control Systems Cyber Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT) issued an advisory on Monday warning of cybersecurity vulnerabilities found in St. Jude Medical's Merlin@home wireless transmitter that could affect the company's line of implantable cardiac devices (ICDs).

Categories: News, US, FDA, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance

Tags: Cybersecurity, Medical Device Cybersecurity, St. Jude Medical, MedSec, Muddy Waters Research, Merlin@home Transmitter

FDA Finalizes Postmarket Cybersecurity Guidance By Michael Mezher - Published 03 January 2017

Just before the close of 2016, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) finalized its guidance for managing postmarket cybersecurity for connected medical devices.

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Communication, Medical Devices

Tags: Cybersecurity, Medical Device Cybersecurity

Pacemakers Get Hacked On TV, But Could It Happen In Real Life? By Daniela Hernandez and Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News - Published 20 November 2014

Jay Radcliffe breaks into medical devices for a living, testing for vulnerabilities as a security researcher.

Categories: News, US, CDRH, Medical Devices

Tags: Medical Device Hacking, Medical Device Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity

Money or Your Life: Report Predicts Ransomware Affecting Medical Devices in Near Future By Alexander Gaffney, RAC - Published 09 October 2014

European law enforcement authorities are predicting a dark, nefarious future for the cybersecurity of products, including medical devices, which could eventually lead to patients being held hostage from afar.

Categories: News, Medical Devices, Postmarket surveillance

Tags: Cybersecurity, Ransomware, Medical Device Security, Medical Device Cybersecurity, Europol