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Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps



Gavin W. O'Brien


This bulletin summarizes the information found in NIST SP 1800-8: Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps in Healthcare Delivery Organizations which discusses the cybersecurity risks associated with medical devices, such as infusion pumps, which -- in today’s world -- connect to a variety of healthcare systems, networks, and other tools within a healthcare delivery organization.
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infusion pumps, Internet of Things (IoT), medical devices, questionnaire-based risk assessment, wireless medical devices


O'Brien, G. (2018), Securing Wireless Infusion Pumps, ITL Bulletin, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed April 19, 2024)
Created December 19, 2018, Updated January 27, 2020