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Do health wearables pose a security risk?

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On one level, wearable healthcare could be the answer to many of the problems faced by patients, hospitals and medical practitioners – by providing better monitoring, freeing up beds and saving money. On the other hand, they could add another cybersecurity risk to the already hard-pressed healthcare industry. While clinical… Read more »

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Human factor remains the biggest risk

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When it comes to cybersecurity, human beings continue to be an organisation’s weakest link. Careless practice online plays into the hands of opportunistic attackers. Whether through falling for phishing scams, insecure disposal of sensitive information, failure to install fixes or leaving devices unencrypted, the vast majority of cybersecurity mishaps come… Read more »

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Five UK banks are to add ‘Mobile wallet’ to their apps

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Five UK lenders are to add a mobile payment facility called Zapp to their smartphone and tablet apps.It will allow their customers to pay for goods or services in shops or online without the need for cash or a credit card. The firm behind the tech – Vocalink – suggests… Read more »

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