Medical Device Cybersecurity in the Age of IoMT
We are standing right at the edge of entering to the Healthcare 4.0 era. Healthcare 4.0, which is represented by the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) and big data analysis, brings connectivity and data-driven decision making to everyday healthcare practices. Nowadays, if you walk to an average North American hospital and look around, 48% of whatever equipment you see is connected. This number will reach 68% by 2023, according to Deloitte Consulting. The significant growth in the number of connected medical devices in the short to mid-term future is the unavoidable result of the prevalence of Internet of Things (IoT) in different industries, including healthcare and medical technology and science. IoMT is unfolding a new world of possibilities to improve the continuum of care. IoMT is beyond the single-loop linear 1:1 network-connected medical devices. It introduces the concept of...