Medical Device Security Alerts: The Latest Updates

July 31, 2020

Medical Device Security Alerts: The Latest Updates

 

Federal regulators have issued another round of security alerts about vulnerabilities in medical device products from several manufacturers.

An advisory from the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency offers an update to earlier alerts issued last month pertaining to the so-called "Ripple-20" vulnerabilities found in the Treck TCP/IP stack, which potentially impact components of medical devices as well as certain industrial connected devices (see: Alerts: Vulnerabilities in 6 Medical Devices).

Emily Dillon, Medical Device Security Consultant at CynergisTek, offered commentary for this article, which discusses how federal regulators have issued another round of security alerts regarding vulnerabilities in medical device products from several manufacturers.

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