Industry expert Christopher Gates shares how medical device manufacturers are working toward enhancing cybersecurity in a discussion with Help Net Security.

Manufacturing medical devices with cybersecurity firmly in mind is an endeavor that, according to Christopher Gates, an increasing number of manufacturers is trying to get right.

Healthcare delivery organizations have started demanding better security from medical device manufacturers (MDMs), he says, and many have implemented secure procurement processes and contract language for MDMs that address the cybersecurity of the device itself, secure installation, cybersecurity support for the life of the product in the field, liability for breaches caused by a device not following current best practice, ongoing support for events in the field, and so on.

Read more at Help Net Security.