FDA Seeks $60 Million in Funding to Improve Access to Safe and Effective Medical Products

The total $8.4 billion fiscal year 2023 budget request is 34% higher than the agency’s 2022 appropriated funding level.
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FDA Issues Cybersecurity Alert About Vulnerabilities in Software Components

Unauthorized access could allow an attacker to take full control of the host operating system.
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Neutralizing the Healthcare Industry’s Biggest Cyberthreats

Neutralizing the Healthcare Industry’s Biggest Cyberthreats

Five steps to better protect providers, medtech companies, their networks, data and patients from a cyberattack.
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The Evolution of Medical Device Cybersecurity Threats in the Wake of COVID-19

The omicron variant of the coronavirus has made clear that the impact of the pandemic is far from over, particularly for health systems and hospitals. The ongoing need to limit close contact between providers and patients means technology will continue to play a key role, but with that increased reliance on technology comes the heightened exposure to cyber risks, as well.
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Cybersecurity and Ransomware Threats: Is Your Technology Stuck in the ‘90s?

Cybersecurity and Ransomware Threats: Is Your Technology Stuck in the ‘90s?

Enter Killware. As cyberattacks continue to increase in healthcare, medtech companies need to make sure their essential software is up to date. This Q&A with Brian Wrozek of Optiv Security takes a look at how medtech companies and healthcare organizations can address this threat.
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Medical Systems Cybersecurity

It’s important to draw on experience from other sectors.
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IoMT, Connected Devices Introduce More Cyber Threats into MedTech and Healthcare Organizations

IoMT, Connected Devices Introduce More Cyber Threats into MedTech and Healthcare Organizations

To change the landscape of cyber threats in healthcare, companies must prioritize designing security into devices.
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FDA Names Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity

FDA Names Acting Director of Medical Device Cybersecurity

The agency created the new post within CDRH, effective January 1.
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Medical Devices Vulnerable as COVID-19 Deepens Cybersecurity Threats in Asia

Despite the high stakes of data vulnerabilities to the entire healthcare system, governments in Asia lag behind in mandating cybersecurity measures, leaving manufacturers to install and maintain systems to protect against cyber criminals.
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Medical Device Cybersecurity Conference to Tackle Critical Legacy Issues

This year’s virtual event features experts from medical device companies, hospitals and government organizations.
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