Healthcare industry must make medical device security a high priority

The healthcare industry believes attacks on a medical device built or in use by their organisations is likely to occur over the next 12 months. A new study by the Ponemon Institute on behalf of Synopsys aimed to identify whether medical device manufacturers and healthcare delivery organisations (HDOs) agree about the need to address cyber-security risks. Approximately 550 individuals from manufacturers and HDOs whose roles involve the security of medical devices were surveyed. “The security of medical devices is truly...