Crypto-agility key to securing connected medical devices

IOT Business News

Ellen Boehm

Connected medical devices are an important tool for medical practitioners leaning into telehealth through the COVID-19 pandemic. Real-time data relay and visibility are vital, helping healthcare providers manage chronic conditions, maintain accessibility, improve outcomes and reduce the overall cost of care.

With patient health on the line, keeping connected devices secure is mission critical. Security isn’t static; manufacturers need to continuously update not just the software on a device, but the security measures used on the device as well. Patients and providers count on manufacturers to build devices that can be trusted out-of-the-box and through end-of-life.

Many internet of things (IoT) devices in healthcare lack...

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