Task Force releases cybersecurity report

HHS Task Force: FDA Cyber Oversight Limited, Device Makers Treat Security As 'Afterthought'

By Beth Wang / May 3, 2017 at 6:55 PM
Health care providers complain that device manufacturers treat cybersecurity as an “afterthought,” according to a draft HHS Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force report sent to Capitol Hill Wednesday (May 3). The report also says that FDA's device cybersecurity oversight continues to be limited to patient safety and doesn't extend to privacy and security issues. The report lays outs how federal agencies, including FDA, and device manufacturers can monitor and make improvements to device cybersecurity risk management. The report pushes...

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