Given the digital transformation that has been in progress in the health care sector for several years now – the increasing use of connected equipment and telemedecine being the main examples –, it is necessary to guarantee the security and dependability of these systems and to protect a whole range of data, including personal data.
SERMA Safety & Security provides its expertise to suppliers of medical devices and software as well as to hospitals and other medical organisations.
“Health facilities – from the smallest structures right up to the largest hospitals – are vulnerable to cyberattacks. Computer hackers can not only hack into patients’ bank accounts or get access to their prescriptions, they also have the means of modifying their health data and interfering with the medical procedures they are undergoing.” Pr. Frank Ulrich Montgomery, Vice Chair of WMA (World Medical Association)