It’s three years since Davey Winder first warned about the growing security threat from the Internet of Medical Things. In new research, he sees evidence that it’s an issue which is still not being taken seriously enough.
Cybercrime is on the march and brings with it the risk of worryingly levels of disruption to vital services – healthcare chief among them. In May 2017, WannaCry ransomware affected a third of NHS acute trusts and gave an insight into the impact such attacks can have.
Our latest cyber security round up looks at hacked patient monitoring systems and FBI fears of an imminent “cash out” attack on ATMs worldwide.
Digital Health’s latest news round-up from the cyber security industry includes updates on the 2016 National Lottery hack and June’s Ticketmaster breach.
WannaCry last year put ransomware high on the agenda for NHS IT professionals, but that effort is – rightly – focused on preventing and mitigating against attacks. What may be less obvious is carrying out ransomware attack can be easy as a few keystrokes, as Vivienne Raper discovered at last year’s Public Cyber Security (PCS) conference.