Cybersecurity for Medical Devices and Hospital Networks: FDA Safety Communication
MedSun: Newsletter #86, July 2013

FDA MedWatch Safety Alert

FDA is recommending that medical device manufacturers and health care facilities take steps to assure that appropriate safeguards are in place to reduce the risk of failure due to cyberattack, which could be initiated by the introduction of malware into the medical equipment or unauthorized access to configuration settings in medical devices and hospital networks.

Additional Information:

Cybersecurity for Medical Devices and Hospital Networks: FDA Safety Communication. FDA MedWatch Safety Alert. June 17, 2013.
http://www.fda.gov/Safety/MedWatch/SafetyInformation/SafetyAlertsforHumanMedicalProducts/ucm357090.htm


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