Surge in cyber-attacks on healthcare organisations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Here we share some pointers on spotting a phishing scam.
Improved functioning of digital medical devices can enhance health care quality and safety. At the same time, the use of these devices leaves patients and health care organizations vulnerable to cyberattacks. This tension throws the cybersecurity portfolio of the FDA into sharp relief. The FDA, medical device manufacturers, and health care professionals must therefore remain vigilant in preventing essential medical devices from being maliciously hacked, or medjacked.