FDA holds cybersecurity of medical devices workshop

The US Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) held a public workshop dealing with cybersecurity in medical devices. The purpose of the workshop was to discuss the newly released draft guidance ‘Content of Premarket Submissions for Management of Cybersecurity in Medical Devices’, especially the topic of cybersecurity bill of materials (CBOM). The guidance details recommendations such as: limiting data access only to reliable users and devices, improving security measures for data access, and securing data integrity and confidentiality. The public can comment on the guidance until 18 March 2019.