Medical Device Group Embraces Threat-sharing Strategy
This strategy was designed to keep healthcare technology secure
Information-sharing and analysis organizations have quickly become a common way for industries with security needs to manage the dissemination of information on sensitive digital threats.
A 2015 executive order by then-President Barack Obama encouraged the creation of such groups to boost cybersecurity cooperation in the private sector. ISAOs have emerged in retail and finance, for example.
Now the medical devices sector is taking the same approach. Last week, AdvaMed, a trade group for medical device manufacturers, announced the launch of its own ISAO, to help manufacturers communicate on threats and collaborate on breach prevention in the highly regulated industry.
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