FDA urges increased vigilance over cyberthreats tied to medtech

The FDA has issued a notice urging medtech firms and hospitals to adopt additional measures to protect medical devices from cybersecurity threats. AdvaMed's Janet Trunzo said in a statement that "the risk of a malicious cyber-attack is low" when compared to the benefits of digital health technologies, but added that the industry acknowledges the need for greater security with these systems.

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