Medical devices – the risks of cyber attacks!
For health providers, the risk to their patients from a discontinuance of clinical provision, resulting from cyber-attacks on their medical devices is a constant and escalating problem.
Medical Devices are becoming ever more sophisticated and the incorporation of sophisticated technology, increases the both the chances of, and repercussions from these cyber-attacks.
It is also more difficult to manage these devices than conventional corporate systems hardware and software.
An inability to prevent these attacks by not understanding the vulnerabilities and how to put in place adequate defences will not only harm patient provision but could lead to fines from breaches of the General Data Protection Act (GDPR).
In addition, the reputation of the provider may be very well be negatively impacted, with potential loss of business.
JVR Consultancy can offer specialist consultancy across the full lifecycle of the Medical Devices including the following;
- Supplier Management – quality assurance to ensure that the requisite compliance
- Tracking of the devices
- Full Cyber Security protection
- Asset Management
- Audited disposal of the devices
- Cyber Essentials accreditation
- GDPR audit and assessment
More reasons to choose JVR Consultancy for Compliance & Risk Management