Number To Know…30
There are at least 30 US states with statutes that can protect cybersecurity whistleblowers.
In the US, there are more than 30 states with statutes on the books that can offer protection to cybersecurity whistleblowers in privately owned companies, including medical device firms. This is significant in light of the medtech industry moving increasingly into a world of connected products, and where cybersecurity issues with devices have arisen and are likely to persist. Whistleblowers of publicly traded companies can capitalize on a rewards program offered by the US Securities and Exchange.
To find out what incentives and initiatives are in place for individuals to raise the alarm on medtech companies falling foul of cybersecurity laws, click here for the Medtech Insight article.