Cybersecurity

By Laura Lovett 09:55 am October 4, 2018
This morning BlackBerry launched a new "Enterprise of Things" (EOT) platform called the BlackBerry Spark, as well as a slew of new healthcare related-products that will be powered by the system including a quantum-resistant code signing server, a new system that uses blockchain to deliver medical data and an operating system for secure medical devices.  The quantum-resistant code signing server...
code on a computer screen
By Dave Muoio 03:18 pm October 1, 2018
FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb released a statement today unveiling the Medical Device Cybersecurity Regional Incident Preparedness and Response Playbook — a document co-authored with the non-profit Mitre Corporation describing how healthcare delivery organizations can best prepare their medical devices and staff for a device security breach. The agency also announced the development of its...
By Leontina Postelnicu 12:39 pm October 1, 2018
The UK’s Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined Bupa £175,000 after an investigation found the health insurer failed to have "effective security measures in place to protect customers' personal information" in the wake of an incident that saw an employee extract data of 547,000 global customers during January and March 2017 and put it up for sale on the dark web.  The employee accessed...
Ricardo Prada speaking at Health 2.0

Indu Subaiya and Ricardo Prada chat on stage at Health 2.0's Fall Conference.

By Dave Muoio and Jonah Comstock 02:02 pm September 21, 2018
Data privacy has long been a concern in healthcare, but the past year has seen consumers increasingly concerned about whether or not their devices are always listening. Speaking onstage at Health 2.0's Fall Conference this week in Santa Clara, California with Health 2.0 cofounder and EVP Indu Subaiya, Ricardo Prada, principal UX researcher at Google, said that his company is well aware of the...