Tagged internet of things


The security challenge posed by modern medical devices

Dr. Abdul Rahman, chief scientist at Fidelis Cybersecurity, discusses how IoT medical devices present critical security challenges within healthcare organisations. Over the past decade, the use of Internet of Things (IoT) in healthcare has gone from an innovation reserved for the most advanced research centres and hospitals to being widely adopted at healthcare facilities across…


How growing IoT is affecting the medical device industry

Lee Stacey, product evangelist, Thingstream, writes about challenges faced by the medical device industry amidst the growth of IoT, and new European regulations that come into force next year.   For medical device companies, a significant change is fast approaching in respect of how field devices are monitored and reported on. New European regulation, which…


How smart solutions can transform the care eco-system

As Greater Manchester’s NHS Trust and Council announces plans to undergo a £14.3 million digital revamp in a bid to improve care, Helen Dempster, chief visionary officer, Karantis360, further explores how smart solutions have the ability to transform the whole care eco-system. With an ageing population putting increasing pressures on the NHS, initiatives such as…


Care providers more susceptible to cyberattacks than ever, study suggests

Care providers are more susceptible to cyberattacks than ever, according to new research from digital platform security firm Irdeto. The Irdeto Global Connected Industries Cybersecurity Survey of 232 security decision makers in organisations in the healthcare sector (700 respondents in total) found that 82% have experienced an IoT-focused cyberattack in the past year. Of the organisations hit…

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