Unplugging a medical device infected with malware just isn’t an option. And with medical information having a high price tag on the black market, protecting it has become more important than ever before. The lawyers at Reed Smith have compiled a checklist for in-house counsel, which explains the first steps any company manufacturing these devices should explore to guard their wares from a cybersecurity attack.
• Is there an ongoing assessment of cybersecurity risks? The company should be regularly assessing vulnerabilities and ensuring security is in place and consistently updated. It’s also important for the company to monitor, log and report all intrusions or attempts.
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