Medical Device Cybersecurity: 3 Alerts Issued

September 6, 2019 Mayuri Kumar

Federal regulators have recently issued three advisories on cybersecurity vulnerabilities identified in medical devices. Some experts say the spotlighted flaws are issues commonly found in legacy medical devices as well as other IT products.

The advisories from the U.S Computer Emergency Response Team, or U.S. CERT, a unit of the recently launched Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency of the Department of Homeland Security, address the following issues:

A "session fixation" vulnerability. This is in certain versions of the BD Pyxis medication management platform from Becton Dickinson.

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