Over the past several years, FDA has undertaken a significant and diverse set of efforts aimed at improving not only medical device cybersecurity, but cybersecurity across the healthcare sector. The agency has worked internally on efforts such as updated guidance with respect to satisfying regulatory requirements for cybersecurity within medical devices, the
Topic: Cybersecurity in Healthcare
Jessica Wilkerson is a Cyber Policy Advisor with the All Hazards Readiness, Response, and Cybersecurity (ARC) team in the Center for Devices and Radiological Health (CDRH) within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). As part of ARC, she examines issues and develops policy related to the safety and effectiveness of connected medical devices. Previously, she
The Department of Health and Human Services rolled out new guidance to protect organizations in the health care sector from cyberattacks.
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A key lesson to be learned from this case "is that the Office for Civil Rights can only be pushed so far when a covered entity or business associate is shown to have systemic, management-driven failures in putting into place safeguards to protect its health information," says privacy attorney David Holtzman, vice president at the security consulting firm
An investigation into the Anthem cyberattack found the identity of the attacker with a high degree of confidence” and “concluded with a medium degree of confidence that the attacker was acting on behalf of a foreign government.”