Federal News Network: Unique partnership between FDA and DHA protects medical devices

“We have entered a new level of connectivity, convenience and efficiency with the Internet of Things (IoT). The healthcare community is experiencing this growth and with the availability of data, improved patient care is imminent. With these advancements, however, comes greater risk. The majority of connected medical devices were designed, built and purchased around ten years ago. Likewise, the cybersecurity threat vectors from a decade ago were much different than today. This is a multi-billion-dollar problem for the healthcare industry…”

“In this edition of Cyber Chat with Sean Kelley, Sean sits down with Dr. Suzanne Schwartz, associate director for Science & Strategic Partnerships at the Center for Devices and Radiological Health, and Christopher Butera, deputy director for Cyber Threat Detection and Analysis at the National Cybersecurity and Communications Integration Center…” Read the full article and hear the podcast here.

Source: Unique partnership between FDA and DHA protects medical devices – By David Thornton, January 3, 2019. Federal News Network.

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