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Outlining the core needs of devices to enhance information security
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Manufacturers of both personal and hospital-based medical devices need to ramp up the security protection they offer in their products, starting in the design phase. And healthcare organizations need to amp up the pressure on these vendors by ensuring that sufficient data protection is in place, and raising their voices if it isn’t.

What are the core requirements to ensure that devices are secure and adequately protect patients’ health information? Here are some essential protections that must be in place in devices, says Lysa Myers, security researcher at security firm ESET.
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