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Device Makers Take Note: Cyber Attacks Are Already Hitting Healthcare

By Marie Thibault in MDDI, September 29, 2015

… As more evidence that cybersecurity is becoming a hot topic for the device industry, an upcoming conference being hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Device Industry Council (MassMEDIC), “Preventing the Unthinkable: Issues in MedTech Cyber Security—Trends and Policies,” is devoted to the topic. The event, taking place on October 1, was conceived to put regulators, security experts, and medtech professionals in one room “to come together to talk about common trends and policies and best practices, to share with a larger audience from the medical device community,” says Tom Sommer, president of MassMEDIC.

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