Cybersecurity

Mossman: Beleaguered neighborhood comes together in search of solutions

The Independent 9/22/2018 By Bill Donovan Correspondent Residents of the Mossman community in Gallup have had serious concerns for decades about the safety of their families and personal property because of their proximity to the Na’nizhoozhi Center Inc. Detox. These concerns were made evident almost four years ago when residents held a meeting with city

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FDA Calls for ‘Cybersecurity Bill of Materials’ for Devices

In addition to releasing the proposed guidance this week, the FDA announced a formalized agreement with the Department of Homeland Security to implement a new framework for greater collaboration between the two agencies for addressing cybersecurity in medical devices.”From my vantage point, it looks like everyone in the medical device security community is happy to

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FDA proposes updated cybersecurity recommendations to help ensure device manufacturers are adequately addressing evolving cybersecurity threats

Cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities in todays modern medical devices are evolving to become more apparent and more sophisticated, posing new potential risks to patients and clinical operations, said FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D. The FDA has been working to stay a step ahead of these changing cybersecurity vulnerabilities, including engaging with external stakeholders. In this

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5 steps to prepare for a cyber-attack

“Being prepared is preventive medicine.” Putting this principle in practice can help you stay calm and composed even during times of crisis, such as a cyber emergency. Cyberattacks have become more common and pernicious. It would be wise for healthcare organisations to prepare for one in advance so they arent scrambling last minute and make

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FDA to include cybersecurity bill of materials in medical device premarket guidance

As part of a series of announcements around medical device cybersecurity, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., said the agency plans to update premarket guidance in the coming weeks to recommend that manufacturers include a cybersecurity “bill of materials.” The agency also issued a new “playbook” for health systems responding to an attack.

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FDA Reveals Steps to Bolster Medical Device Cybersecurity

In a statement Monday, FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb, M.D., says the efforts are aimed at addressing growing cybersecurity threats and potential related patient safety worries for network-connected medical devices.”As the number of cyberattacks has increased, we’ve heard concerns about the potential for cybercriminals to attack patient medical devices,” Gottlieb says.Cybersecurity researchers continue to identify device

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