The Healthcare and Public Health Sector Coordinating Council (HSCC) released a new medical device and health IT joint security plan (JSP) Monday to serve as a reference guide for strengthened cybersecurity.
Industry-driven public-private partnership HSCC developed the new JSP in response to 2017 recommendations from the Health Care Industry Cybersecurity Task Force. It specifically addresses the second imperative identified by the task force—increase the security and resilience of medical devices and health IT. The JSP has already been touted by device industry groups and agency officials.
HSCC’s plan “simplifies what FDA and others can do to achieve collaboration” around issues in medical device cybersecurity, US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb said at a public workshop Tuesday on the content of premarket submissions for cybersecurity management