In February of this year security researchers proved that with a simple USB drop in a hospital it was possible to hack patient records, critical medical equipment and patient monitors. Vital signs could be manipulated, drug doses changed and medical equipment operated remotely. You can find the full whitepaper here by Bryan Lillie, QinetiQ’s Chief Technology Officer.
Cybersecurity is very much the topic of the day, with billions invested by the UK government in developing strategies to combat security concerns and regular news stories of attempted incursions into government, business and infrastructure, aimed at disrupting the lives of many. For governments, businesses and even everyday IT users, cybersecurity is the watchword that […]
Rightly or wrongly, there have been a lot of sensational headlines about GDPR. As we approach May next year, industry commentators and pundits are increasingly offering their take on what GDPR means. Yes, the latest wave of regulation, in the form of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – the new European-wide legislation – is arriving […]