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ASTM WK76659

New Guide for Effective Cybersecurity Management for Exoskeletons

1. Scope

This guide outlines principles and recommendations for ensuring cybersecurity of exoskeletons. This document addresses the risks associated with exoskeletons connected to wireless and wired networks, the use of portable media to upload/download data from exokseletons, and the security of private and confidential information exchanged.


cybersecurity; exoskeletons; IoT; internet; privacy; confidentiality; virus


Currently there are no standards that address the specific implications of cybersecurity on exoskeletons. This will be used by manufacturers of exoskeletons

The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F48.05

Committee: F48

Staff Manager: Nora Nimmerichter

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 04-23-2021

Technical Contact: Kalavati Bhashyam

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