NSA evaluates hacking biomedical devices

“The Intercept published an interesting article about how the National Security Agency (NSA) is evaluating exploiting biomedical devices such as pacemakers. This continues a trend of health security issues as digital medicine continues to collect more patient health information and also utilize electronic means to deliver medical care. Since 2013 the FDA has been citing concern of medical device security.  Recently the FDA issued new cybersecurity guidelines to protect medical devices. The FDA continues to contend that responsibility for medical device security should not be placed solely on the device makers — but the health institutions utilizing the devices as well.” Read more at iMedicalApps.

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