European Internet of Things Cybersecurity Recommendations: Impact for Medical Devices

European Internet of Things Cybersecurity Recommendations: Impact for Medical Devices

EMERGO SUMMARY OF KEY POINTS: European regulators have published high-level cybersecurity recommendations for industries including medical devices involved in the Internet of Things (IoT) paradigm. The recommendations are partially intended to help companies meet upcoming European data privacy requirements under the General Data Protection Regulation, or GDPR. The European report cites US FDA guidance regarding medical device cybersecurity principles and recommendations. A new set of critical infrastructure security recommendations from European regulators targets the Internet of Things (IoT), with significant implications for medical device manufacturers and health technology developers’ cybersecurity risk mitigation efforts ahead of a major data protection […]