This channel page on cyber security includes news and new technology to prevent cyber attacks and hackers from gaining access to electronic medical recored (EMR) data, or illegallly accessing implantable wireless cardiac devices.

The FDA is concerned about cybersecurity of ICDs and cyber security of other medical devices.
Feature | Cybersecurity | August 16, 2017 | Dave Fornell

There is growing concern among patients and regulators that medical devices, especially implantable...

The Unify ICD is one of the SJM devices in an FDA warning letter
Feature | Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) | April 14, 2017 | Dave Fornell

April 14, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) sent a warning letter to Abbott/St. Jude Medical (SJM)...

Logicalis Healthcare Solutions lists the top cybersecurity issues for CIOs at HIMSS17.
News | Cybersecurity | February 10, 2017

February 10, 2017 — With the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s annual meeting (HIMSS17)...

The FDA confirmed the cybersecurity vulnerabilities of St. Jude ICDs, pacemakes, implantable cardioverter defibrillators, CRT and other EP devices with wireless connections.
Feature | EP Lab | January 09, 2017 | Dave Fornell

January 9, 2017 — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a safety communication today concerning patient...

The FDA wants to regulate cybersecurity of ICDs and other medical devices.

The FDA has concerns about the cybersecurity of implantable medical devices with wireless connections for patient monitoring or adjustments to how the device functions. Changing the function of an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) using wireless access to the device could present a major patient safety issue.

News | Cybersecurity | December 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

As wearable and implantable patient monitoring or therapy devices become more sophisticated with advanced wireless...

cybersecurity, healthcare industry, SecurityScorecard report, social engineering, cyberattacks
News | Cybersecurity | October 31, 2016

October 31, 2016 — SecurityScorecard, a security rating and continuous risk monitoring platform, released its 2016...

EP device cyber security, SJM, St. Jude Medical
News | EP Lab | September 07, 2016

September 7, 2016 — St. Jude Medical Inc. (SJM) has filed a lawsuit against Muddy Waters Consulting LLC, Muddy...

Cybersecurity concerns were raised over the St. Jude Medical (SJM) Merlin@home EP device home monitoring system

St. Jude Medical said recent claims of the cyber attack vulnerability of its [email protected] remote monitoring system and its implantable EP devices are not true.

Feature | EP Lab | August 29, 2016 | Dave Fornell

August 29, 2016 — Investment research firm Muddy Waters Capital released a report Aug. 25 saying it believes St....

Cybersecurity data breaches of healthcare cloud computing systems are on the rise.
Feature | Cybersecurity | March 28, 2016 | Matt Peterson

A person’s healthcare records contain a wealth of sensitive information. This does not involve just their medical...

HIMSS applauded the passage of S.754: Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA).
News | Cybersecurity | December 29, 2015

December 29, 2015 — The Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) applauded the U.S. House and...

HIMSS, survey, cybersecurity, cyberattacks, healthcare organizations, IT
Feature | Cybersecurity | June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015 - Cybersecurity was...

HIPAA, HIPPA, cyber security concerns are rising over how to better securing patient records.
Feature | Cybersecurity | August 18, 2014 | Yvonne Li

The healthcare industry is becoming more mobile and efficient than ever before thanks to the adoption of...

There are rising concerns over cyber security and how to enforce HIPAA and allow the securing medical information.
Feature | Cybersecurity | August 05, 2014 | Lysa Myers
Did you know that medical data on 20,000 people could be exposed to abuse today? According to the...
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