White Paper: Seven Primary Considerations in a Medical Device Risk Assessment
When hospitals across the world became aware that they were the victims of cyber group Orangeworm in 2018, no one knows what their reaction was. Was it concern, confusion, or plain frustration? The worst part of these incidents is that they might have been prevented, especially if the entities had included a medical device risk assessment into their enterprise-wide risk assessments.
Medical device risk assessments are a necessary element of any healthcare organization’s cybersecurity strategy, especially in an era when connected medical device use is rising at an unprecedented rate. Over the next decade, IBM predicts that the “number of global connected medical devices is set to exceed 50 billion.”
Here's a look at what's inside the guide:
- Examples of Medical Device Vulnerabilities
- Who Should Complete a Medical Device Risk Assessment?
- Why Should A Medical Device Risk Assessment Be Conducted?
- Considerations Involved In A Medical Device Risk