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FDA Encouraging Hackers to Submit Medical Device Cybersecurity Flaws

On June 13, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration issued a safety communication to medical device manufacturers, hospitals, medical device user facilities, health care IT and biomedical engineers advising them to take steps to secure cybersecurity for medical devices and hospital networks.¬† The FDA warned that as medical devices are increasingly interconnected, via the internet or wireless devices, there is an increased risk of ¬†cybersecurity breaches, which could affect how a medical device operates. The FDA advised that it has become aware of cybersecurity vulnerabilities…