FDA offers tips for communicating device vulnerabilities


The FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health's best practices for communicating medical device cybersecurity vulnerabilities include notifying patients and caregivers as quickly as possible, particularly if the vulnerability poses a risk to patient safety. Cybersecurity guidance should be kept simple, straightforward and easy to understand, include a call to action and provide clear instructions for mitigating risks, help patients find reliable information online and be disseminated through multiple channels.

Full story:

AdvaMed SmartBrief

Medical devices, health care information systems and diagnostic products

Designed specifically for manufacturers of medical devices, health care information systems and diagnostic products, AdvaMed SmartBrief is a FREE e-mail newsletter. By providing a summary of the day's most important medical technologies news, AdvaMed SmartBrief saves you time and keeps you smart.