Security and Privacy for Networked Medical Devices

Kaushik P, Guru R


A growing number of medical devices are intended to be linked to computer networks. Many of these networked medical devices include off-the-shelf software that is exposed to cyber security threats such as viruses, worms and many more. These vulnerabilities may represent a risk to the safe and effective operation of networked medical devices and normally require an ongoing maintenance effort throughout the product life cycle to assure asatisfactory degree of protection [1].This paper surveys Threats faced by Medical devices, Awareness and some solutions to mitigate these threats and also some of the recent work from the security community.

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