FDA’s New Guidance On Cybersecurity For Medical Devices: Important Lessons For The Entire Healthcare Industry

25 April 2016
Bloomberg BNA Health IT Law & Industry Report
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As the “Internet of Things” grows, the range of digital targets for malicious actors is growing with it. Not long ago, researchers at the University of South Alabama reported the results of an exercise which confirmed that “a student with basic information technology and computer science background” could hack medical devices such as a pacemaker, defibrillator, or insulin pump, with devastating effects on the patient.