Top 3 Security Impacts of Connected Medical Devices
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Connected medical devices offer the potential to improve patient care and operational efficiency, but also introduce new privacy and security risks. Healthcare provider security and risk management leaders should rethink their privacy and security practice in light of these new risks.

  • Privacy rules and regulations put a tremendous onus on providers to assure privacy
  • Regulatory guidance on security is vague and nonbinding, creating ambiguity
  • Legacy medical devices that were not designed to be internet-accessible
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Top Three Security and Privacy Impacts of Connected Medical Devices on Healthcare Providers
Sainye Burcu Alaybeyi, Marc-Antoine Meunier, Gregg Pessin
27 September 2017