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05/13/2022: Tips to Improve Medical Device Vulnerability Communications

May 2022
New Health Sector Coordinating Council guidance aims to help medical device makers improve their communications regarding security vulnerabilities in their products, says Matt Russo, a security leader at Medtronic and a member of the task group that developed the document.

The mission of HSCC’s recently issued Medtech Vulnerability Communications Toolkit document is to assist medical device vendors in “demystifying” – for clinicians, patients and non-security professionals – vulnerabilities that involve some of the most technically advanced medical therapies available, Matt Russo says.