Tackling the Top 3 Medical Device Security Pitfalls

In recent years, cyber-attacks prompted refreshed guidance from regulators like the FDA, but COVID-19 has introduced new use cases that have manufacturers reevaluating their ability to build hardened security onto their devices. Equipment like insulin pumps, pacemakers and other devices used in-home or in the hospital are not simple telemetry devices, but rather artificial organs that continuously deliver real-time feedback and control loops that must be secured to a very high level.