A leading cyber security analyst at Kaspersky Lab has warned there is a viable danger of hacked medical devices resulting in patient deaths.
A Liverpool-based innovation centre has been awarded a £3.5 million grant to explore the opportunities afforded by 5G technology in health and social care.
This month’s cybersecurity round-up features the news that a freshly-discovered vulnerability affecting major CPU manufacturers could leave millions of computers at risk and how ‘smart’ toy makers have been urged to get security-friendly.
As 2017 draws to a close, Digital Health News spoke to cybersecurity experts about their predictions for the digital landscape in 2018.
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Arxan Technologies’ Rusty Carter believes the security of medical devices has been compromised for the sake of clinical functionality.
This month’s industry round-up takes a look at the 12-month anniversary of the The National Cyber Security Centre and the NHS’s new SMS-based alerts system.
Professor Carsten Maple will address emerging threats, including from the internet of things, in his presentation at Public Cyber Security, 7 December. In the first of our profiles of speakers at the event, Maple talks to Vivienne Raper about the cyber security threats facing public services, and suggests how the NHS could better have handled WannaCry.
Digital Health’s cyber security columnist, Davey Winder, undertakes a musical review of some of the hack attacks that were made on the NHS in 2016, and the measures taken to try and stop them.
Surrey and Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is leading a test-bed to trial the use of the Internet of Things in dementia care. Reporter Laura Stevens went to Guildford to see some of its ideas in action.
Healthcare IT devices and software are expected to work hard for a long time. From a security point of view, that is not a good thing.