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IoT in healthcare: Addressing security and privacy issues

Posted on Friday June 18, 2021  |  security, healthcare, encryption, internet of things, iot, electronic healthcare records, intrusion prevention systems, mfa, multifactor authentication

From mobile apps that keep track of daily medication to smart operating room systems, the Internet of Things (IoT) is delivering greater convenience and functionality to healthcare practitioners and patients alike. However, the proliferation of IoT devices also brings new risks, vulnerabilities, and security challenges.


What does proactive cybersecurity entail?

Posted on Friday October 23, 2020  |  antivirus, cybersecurity, software upgrades, intrusion prevention systems, full disk encryption, virtual private networks, ai powered network monitoring, anti malware software, cloud based anti malware, data segmentation, hardware firewalls, policy of least privilege, security awareness training, security patches, strict access controls, web filtering services

Most managed IT services providers (MSPs) promise "proactive" cybersecurity consulting. All businesses embrace the idea of preventing cyberattacks and data breaches before they happen, and MSPs themselves would much rather brainstorm safeguards than troubleshoot time-sensitive downtime events. But it's not always clear what proactive cybersecurity entails, so let's take a minute to go over it.


Is the IoT a boon or a bane in healthcare?

Posted on Monday December 03, 2018  |  updates, security, iot, intrusion prevention systems, internet of things, healthcare, encryption, electronic healthcare records, authentication

The rule of cybersecurity states that anything that connects to the internet can be hacked. With the increasing popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) in the healthcare industry, every business should be on alert.


Spectre makes a comeback

Posted on Tuesday August 07, 2018  |  vulnerability, spectre, security, patching, network, netspectre, intrusion prevention systems, computer chip

When one cyberattack is stopped, another more powerful variant almost always takes its place. It happens all the time with ransomware, computer viruses, and Trojan horses. Recently, this has become the case with Spectre attacks, which exploit a fundamental flaw in modern computer chips. Here's everything you need to know.


Beware of healthcare IoT security risks

Posted on Monday October 02, 2017  |  updates, security, iot, intrusion prevention systems, internet of things, healthcare, encryption, electronic healthcare records, authentication

The Internet of Things (IoT) has the potential to completely revolutionize the healthcare industry. Innovations like smart pacemakers and fitness trackers monitor patients' vitals and unearth patterns that can lead to more accurate diagnoses. But like any new technology, it also brings a slew of security risks healthcare professionals need to address.


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