NHS banned from buying fax machines in bid to improve cybersecurity

Plans for the NHS to ‘axe the fax’ to improve cybersecurity and patient safety have been welcomed by industry experts. The NHS has been banned from buying fax machines as part of plans for trusts to invest in new technology to replace outdated systems. The ban takes effect from January 2019 and fax machines are […]

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Trust employs virtual workers

As the NHS looks for ways to consolidate and digitise health services, it has rolled out initiatives to enhance patient outcomes. Alongside this, the ‘Paper switch off’ programme started on October 1, 2018, meaning all healthcare services within the UK have had to switch all GP referrals to be processed via the Electronic Referral Service […]

CyberArk expert on securing the paperless health service

The increased use of electronic personal information, coupled with rapid advances in healthcare technology, has created complex healthcare delivery networks that are target rich environments for cyberattackers. David Higgins, Director of Customer Development at CyberArk, tells us how healthcare organisations should update their security environment to face the current threat landscape and increasingly tight regulations. […]

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust selects Vectra to expose hidden attackers

Vectra, a leader in AI-powered cyberattack detection and threat hunting, has announced that Bolton NHS Foundation Trust selected its Cognito cyberattack detection and threat-hunting platform to expose hidden attackers inside its network. The Cognito platform, which automates threat detection and secures against hidden attackers, utilises Artificial Intelligence and always-learning threat behaviour models to mitigate security […]

Kaspersky Lab reveals research on future threat of memory hacking

Kaspersky Lab has warned that the cyberattackers of the future may be able to exploit memory implants to steal, spy on, alter or control human memories. And while the most radical threats are several decades away, the essential technology already exists in the form of deep brain stimulation devices. Scientists are learning how memories are […]

BC Platforms delivers data management platform for Helsinki hospital

BC Platforms, a world leader in genomic data management and analytics, has announced it is launching its world-leading genomics platform for HUS, the Hospital District of Helsinki and Uusimaa and the largest healthcare service provider in the whole Nordics region. BC Platforms will be providing its customisable end-to-end Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform to provide actionable reports […]

Netherlands hospital adopts advanced patient monitoring system

EarlySense, the market leader in contact-free continuous monitoring solutions across the care continuum, has announced a comprehensive implementation by Franciscus Gasthuis and Vlietland (Rotterdam), a leading hospital in the Netherlands. The hospital installed EarlySense’s continuous monitors in its 28-bed pulmonology ward following a successful evaluation of EarlySense’s sensors by the hospital’s nursing department. Leveraging Big […]

NHS Digital protects patient data with Cisco and Computacenter

From patient data to time-critical communications, lives depend on reliable information sharing in the NHS. With global cyberthreats evolving daily, NHS Digital has selected Cisco and Computacenter to help secure the network that provides connectivity for health and social care services across the UK. In collaboration with NHS Digital, Cisco and Computacenter have introduced technology, […]

Education and healthcare technologies deliver smart city benefits

While most of the activity around smart cities remains focused on infrastructure-based initiatives such as smart grids and metering, smart street lights, smart waste management and smart bins, smart parking, smart kiosks and smart utilities, cities also need to address the softer aspects of livability linked to healthcare and education, which in turn drive economic […]

Vuzix partners with 1Minuut Innovation and Deloitte Netherlands

Vuzix Corporation, (‘Vuzix’ or, the ‘company’), a leading supplier of Smart Glasses, Augmented Reality (AR) technology and products for the consumer and enterprise markets, has announced that the company’s partner, 1Minuut Innovation, is rolling out Genzõ, a mobile platform available on Android and iOS devices that was developed specifically around the Vuzix M300 Smart Glasses […]