Cybersecurity in Artificial Pancreas Experiments

Derek T. O'Keeffe, Spyridoula Maraka, Ananda Basu, Patrick Keith-Hynes, Yogish C. Kudva

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Abstract

Medical devices have transformed modern health care, and ongoing experimental medical technology trials (such as the artificial pancreas) have the potential to significantly improve the treatment of several chronic conditions, including diabetes mellitus. However, we suggest that, to date, the essential concept of cybersecurity has not been adequately addressed in this field. This article discusses several key issues of cybersecurity in medical devices and proposes some solutions. In addition, it outlines the current requirements and efforts of regulatory agencies to increase awareness of this topic and to improve cybersecurity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)664-666
Number of pages3
JournalDiabetes Technology and Therapeutics
Volume17
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1 2015

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism
  • Endocrinology
  • Medical Laboratory Technology

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