St. Jude Medical has established a new cyber security medical advisory board (CSMAB), in a bid to enhance cyber security standards in the medical device industry.
The new board will work with experts and government agencies to advance cyber security standards in the medical device industry.
It will help the company to receive direct feedback from leading physicians on patient management considerations.
St. Jude Medical chief medical officer Mark Carlson said: “Our mission is to deliver innovative technologies that save and improve lives.
“We take the cyber security of our devices very seriously and creating the
“We are in the process of finalizing membership for the
In August, St. Jude Medical denied allegations that its pacemakers and defibrillators are vulnerable to cybersecurity attacks, saying a report issued by Muddy Waters Capital and MedSec was false and misleading.
The firm produces products under five major segments, including heart failure, atrial fibrillation, neuromodulation, traditional cardiac rhythm management and cardiovascular.
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