11 best practices for protecting connected medical devices

By | January 3, 2019

The Department of Health and Human Services, working with more than 150 healthcare and cybersecurity experts, has released a report, “Health Industry Cybersecurity Practices,” to aid stakeholders in managing threats and protecting patients. The 36-page report, available here, includes a section on attacks against connected medical devices that may affect patient safety. In distilling the guidance of the experts, HHS recommends the following 11 best practices to safeguard this sensitive equipment.
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