FDA’s CDRH Creates Pact to Revamp Cybersecurity in Medical Devices

November 18, 2016

The FDA’s CDRH has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center and the Medical Device Innovation, Safety and Security Consortium to improve data sharing on cybersecurity measures.

The collaboration is intended to create a place for stakeholders to communicate and share information about cybersecurity vulnerabilities and their effects on healthcare IT infrastructure; develop an awareness framework for improving critical infrastructure cybersecurity; and encourage stakeholders to develop innovative strategies to employ measures to address vulnerabilities. — Cynthia Jessup

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