Closing the Gap in Medical Device Cybersecurity

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By
Adam Brand, Protiviti Director

In June 2017, the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force released its draft report on how to strengthen patient safety and cybersecurity in healthcare. Three of the six imperatives in the report for improving patient safety focused on reducing the vulnerability to cyber attacks of networked medical devices. Since then, this issue has received much more attention within the industry, in the media, and among regulators and Congress.

In this article, Protiviti’s Adam Brand explains how and why awareness of medical device cybersecurity vulnerabilities has grown.

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