Endpoint Security , Internet of Things Security

Medical Device Security: The FDA's View

Suzanne Schwartz on Progress Made to Protect Connected Devices
Suzanne Schwartz, M.D., acting director, Office of Strategic Partnerships & Technology Innovation, FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health

The federal government, device manufacturers and healthcare delivery organizations have all raised their games to address medical device security. Now it's time for patients - those truly impacted by devices - to have their say in the discussion, says Suzanne Schwartz, M.D. of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

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In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Healthcare Security Summit in New York, Schwartz discusses:

  • The medical device security state of the union;
  • Patients' role in the ongoing debate;
  • The device security outlook for 2020.

Having served many roles within the FDA, Dr. Suzanne Schwartz currently serves as acting director, Office of Strategic Partnerships & Technology Innovation, at the FDA Center for Devices and Radiological Health


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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