NIST partnership focuses on infusion pump security

NIST partnership focuses on infusion pump security

The National Institute of Standards and Technology and consultancy Clearwater Compliance have teamed up to improve security practices for wireless infusion pumps.

Last year, the Food and Drug Administration warned of vulnerabilities in some Hospira models; security experts also have warned that the devices can be hacked.

Infusion pumps generally have long life cycles and security often was not top of mind when they were designed, as med device security expert Kevin Fu has pointed out.
Source: Home Infusion

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