Keyword: St. Jude Medical
More clarity from the FDA and a formal process for quantifying adverse events associated with the firmware update will improve device recalls.
The FDA has approved a firmware update for Abbott-manufactured pacemakers that patches cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified a year ago.
The FDA warned Abbott that it needs to fix the cybersecurity concerns associated with its cardiac devices within 15 days or face further penalties.
The switch to electronic health records left hospitals exposed to cyberattacks—and now medical devices with wireless capabilities could become a target too.
The FDA's Seth Carmody debunks four myths about the agency's role in medical device cybersecurity.
Medical devices have become a critical security risk, in part because cybersecurity professionals haven’t been involved in purchasing decisions.
This was undoubtedly the year of the cyberattack. But there are concrete steps providers can take to reduce the EHR risk.
Investment firm Muddy Waters has filed reports from hired cybersecurity experts maintaining that St. Jude Medical devices are vulnerable to cyberattacks.
A new website launched by Muddy Waters and MedSec contains videos detailing more alleged cybersecurity vulnerabilities of St. Jude Medical cardiac tools.
FDA cybersecurity project manager Seth Carmody told medical device makers this week that cooperation is essential to protecting critical healthcare infrastructure.