FDA Playbook Aims to Bolster Medical Device Threat Modeling
Healthcare Info Security
Marianne Kolbasuk McGee
The Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday announced the release of a new playbook to assist medical device makers in developing and evolving threat modeling approaches to strengthen the cybersecurity and safety of their products.
The new Playbook for Threat Modeling Medical Devices, which was commissioned by the FDA and co-authored by MITRE Corp. and the Medical Device Innovation Consortium, discusses best practice to help manufacturing organizations better understand threat modeling concepts and processes and how to apply them to medical devices, the FDA says (see: FDA's Kevin Fu on Threat Modeling for Medical Devices).
Threat Modeling Approaches
The resource is not meant to be prescriptive in terms of...