Cyber-security Technical Reference for Medical Device released by IMDA Singapore


The Info-communications Media Development Authority (IMDA) issued "Connected Medical Device Security" Technical Reference in end 2018. This document intends to provide a framework for healthcare institutions and professionals to mitigate the security risks of connected medical devices in the following scenarios:

‒ Procurement of new connected medical devices: Provisions on what to include in procurement requirement documents (such as Requests For Proposals [RFPs]) to ensure that a relevant baseline set of security requirements is included.

‒ Day-to-day operations of existing connected medical devices: Provides a broad recommendations on the security process and controls to consider for the operation of existing connected medical devices.

The framework will discuss the process, contractual and security controls to be considered when implementing a connected medical device into an enterprise network or when de-commissioning a device from the network.

For more information, please refer to the link at: IMDA

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