Securing Medical Devices

4Q 2016 | Technology Analysis Report | AN-2346 | 26 pages | 8 tables | 2 charts | PDF

This report (AN-2346) analyzes the current risks posed by medical devices, noting various security issues, potential vulnerabilities, and the threat landscape. It reviews implementation mechanisms and efforts in medical device cybersecurity and safety. The final section looks at how the healthcare ecosystem is responding to the issue and the vendors driving change. 

Table of Contents

  • 1. NEW CYBER CHALLENGES
    • 1.1. METHODOLOGY
    • 1.2. THE MEDICAL INTERNET OF THINGS
    • 1.3. MANAGEMENT OBSTACLES
    • 1.4. DEVICE VULNERABILITIES
    • 1.5. THREAT CONTEXT
    • 1.6. PUBLIC HEALTH ISSUE
  • 2. IMPLEMENTING MEDICAL SECURITY AND SAFETY
    • 2.1. HEALTHCARE CYBERSECURITY SPENDING
    • 2.2. PUBLIC EFFORTS: THE UNITED STATES SHINES
    • 2.3. DEVELOPMENT CONSIDERATIONS
    • 2.4. SECURITY MAINTENANCE
    • 2.5. HEALTH MONITORING SECURITY SERVICES
    • 2.6. A SLOWLY EMERGING PRIORITY
  • 3. CYBER READYING THE MEDICAL COMMUNITY
    • 3.1. BATTELLE
    • 3.2. COALFIRE
    • 3.3. DRAEGER
    • 3.4. EXTREME NETWORKS
    • 3.5. SENSATO
    • 3.6. SYNOPSYS
    • 3.7. UL
    • 3.8. WHITESCOPE
  • 4. RELATED RESEARCH