Patching Medical Devices: Avoiding Pitfalls and Ensuring Patient Safety

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Patching medical devices is a hot-button and tricky issue for hospitals, medical device manufacturers and regulators. How can we balance the need to address vulnerabilities on these devices with the importance of minimizing risk to device operation? In this session, we’ll discuss real-world pitfalls experienced as well as practical strategies for safely patching medical devices.

Learning Objectives:
1: Understand issues with patching medical devices.
2: Learn proven strategies for mitigating patching risks.
3: Brainstorm new ideas to more effectively patch devices.

Adam Brand


Managing Director, PwC

Mobile & IoT Security

patch management practitioner perspectives Internet of Things



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