Cybersecurity Vulnerability Management for Medical Devices

Posted December 22, 2021 | Industry | Leadership | Technology | Amplify
Cybersecurity vulnerability management for medical devices is an area of concern for both medical device manufacturers and healthcare delivery organizations. The issues related to updates, configuration, and patch management are extremely challenging in the medical domain, especially with ransomware attacks designed to exploit well-known technologies used in medical devices. The article describes a centralized service and continuous patch delivery that can be adopted as an industry practice for medical device manufacturers, and is an important read for all cybersecurity and healthcare professionals.
About The Author
Hans Martin von Stockhausen
Hans-Martin von Stockhausen is Cybersecurity Officer and Senior Product Manager of Cybersecurity at Siemens Healthineers, where he is responsible for the security of the imaging products and leads the company in developing security requirements for all products gathered from international regulations and customers around the globe. Inside the Siemens security community, Dr. von Stockhausen leads a team that works on improving and maintaining the… Read More
Frances Paulisch
Frances Paulisch is Head of Siemens Healthineers Software Initiative and deeply involved in issues related to third-party software components. Before joining the Development Center of Siemens Healthineers, she was among the key initiators of the Siemens-wide activities focused on cybersecurity in customer offerings. She can be reached at
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