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Discover the security risks that accompany thewidespread adoption of new medical devices and how to mitigate them
In Do No Harm: Protecting Connected Medical Devices, Healthcare, and Data from Hackers and Adversarial Nation States, cybersecurity expert Matthew Websterdeliversan insightful synthesis of the health benefits of the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT), the evolution of security risks that haveaccompanied the growth of those devices, and practical steps we can take to protectourselves, ourdata, and our hospitalsfrom harm.
You'll learnhow the high barriers to entry for innovation in the field of healthcareare impeding necessary change and how innovation accessibility must be balanced against regulatory complianceand privacyto ensure safety.
In this important book, the author describes:
- The increasing expansion of medical devices and the dark side of the high demand for medical devices
- The medical device regulatory landscape and thedilemmas hospitals find themselves in with respect medical devices
- Practical steps that individuals and businesses can take to encourage the adoption of safe and helpful medical devicesor mitigate the risk of having insecure medical devices
- How tohelp individuals determine the difference between protected health information andtheinformation from health devices--andprotectingyour data
- How to protect yourhealthinformation from cell phones and applications that maypush the boundaries of personal privacy
- Why cybercriminals can act with relative impunityagainst hospitals and other organizations
Perfect for healthcare professionals, system administrators, and medical device researchers and developers, Do No Harm is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in the intersection of patient privacy, cybersecurity, andthe world of Internet of Medical Things.