Can Medical Devices Be Hacked?

by Larry Emmott on June 1, 2017

in Security

Study Finds Manufacturers Fear Attack But Aren’t Prepared

…there are challenges that come with testing and securing devices, the survey also found that many companies don’t put forth the effort to make sure their devices are not vulnerable to attack.Fifty-three percent of HDOs who participated in the survey said they do no security testing on devices. Another 45 percent said they were unsure if any testing is done. Forty-three percent of medical device manufacturers said they don’t test their devices for security risks.

Source: Can Medical Devices Be Hacked? Study Finds Manufacturers Fear Attack But Aren’t Prepared

Is your web enabled CAD CAM system vulnerable? Does it contain PHI? The answer to both questions is most likely yes. On the other hand this vulnerability is not likely to be a major issue next week but it could be in the future.

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