Third-party certification body SAFE Identity is working with digital identity companies to create cybersecurity standards for medical devices, reports MSSP Alert

The project has three phases:

Phase I: Modernize the SAFE Certificate Policy, a set of technical specifications, interoperability criteria, compliance guidelines and liability rules to meet the needs of the medical device space.

Phase II: Establish operational guidance and implementation strategy to help device manufacturers and consumers of medical devices adopt industry standards and best practices.

Phase III: Set guidance for leveraging the SAFE Trust Framework and industry guidance to satisfy various aspects of FDA pre-market and post-market guidance for medical devices.

SAFE said medical device manufacturers, healthcare delivery organizations, other buyers of medical devices and industry consortiums are welcome to participate.

Read more at MSSP Alert.