The FDA and the Department of Homeland Security signed a memorandum of agreement as part of a joint effort to address threats to medical device security, particularly among internet-connected products.
Under the agreement, the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health and Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and Communications pledged to coordinate when responding to medical device security threats. The two agencies will share information and collaborate to address security vulnerabilities in medical devices.
The FDA and Homeland Security may also conduct collaborative assessments of medical device security issues to jointly determine the level of risk the vulnerability poses to patient safety.
SOURCE – READ THE FULL ARTICLE AT: https://www.beckershospitalreview.com/cybersecurity/fda-signs-agreement-with-homeland-security-to-improve-medical-device-security.html