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TGA presentation: Cybersecurity for medical devices

30 October 2019

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Presentation

  • Presented by: Dr Lee Walsh CPEng NER, Technical Lead (Digital Health) Medical Device Reforms and Emerging Technology, Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA)
  • Presented at: Online TGA webinar
  • Presentation date: 3 October 2019
  • Presentation summary: Ensuring cybersecure medical devices requires international cooperation between multiple stakeholders, including industry, government, users, consumers and researchers. As a regulator of medical devices, the TGA has an important role in regulating cybersecurity and collaborating with other stakeholders. This webinar will provide an overview of TGA's role in medical device cybersecurity, the regulatory expectations on industry, and how users and consumers can help ensure secure medical devices.