The 2019 Top 10 Health Technology Hazards report from the ECRI Institute points to cybersecurity threats as the top technology concern facing the healthcare industry this year.
Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) and John Thune (R-S.D.) introduced the “Cyber Security Exchange Act” on Monday, aimed at bringing more cybersecurity experts to the federal workforce.
The US Food and Drug Administration has released draft guidance for internet- and network-connected medical devices in response to cybersecurity concerns, updating previous guidance published in 2014.
Although this report was focused on federal agencies and critical infrastructures, there are lessons that can be directly applied in healthcare as we continue to advance information governance practices to strengthen privacy and security practices in our organizations.
Cybersecurity researchers found in a simulation that heart monitors and other devices that monitor a patient’s vital signs in the hospital are vulnerable to hacking and other cyberthreats, according to a new report.