FDA, DHS ink cooperative medtech cybersecurity agreement

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US Dept of Homeland Security, FDA

The FDA said yesterday that it is partnering with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security seeking to jointly improve cybersecurity in medical devices.

The two agencies inked a memorandum of agreement looking to implement a new framework that will improve coordination and cooperation between the two bodies, according to the release.

Through the agreement, both agencies will look to share information and coordinate on potential or confirmed medical device cybersecurity vulnerabilities and threats in hopes that the they will be better equipped to handle such threats to patient safety in a timely manner, according to the release.

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