Category: Healthcare

Following the Cyber Attack – Britain spends 50 million pounds on improving security of NHS’s computer systems

Britain is spending around 50 million pounds ($64 million) on improving the security of the National Health Service’s computer systems and had warned the NHS it faced cyber threats, defense minister Michael Fallon said on Sunday. In an interview with the BBC’s Andrew Marr Show, Fallon said the British government under Prime Minister Theresa May …

American Citizens: U.S. Border Agents Can Search Your Cellphone

When Buffalo, New York couple Akram Shibly and Kelly McCormick returned to the U.S. from a trip to Toronto on Jan. 1, 2017, U.S. Customs & Border Protection officers held them for two hours, took their cellphones and demanded their passwords. “It just felt like a gross violation of our rights,” said Shibly, a 23-year-old …

POMM at iNNOVEX2017 – Israel’s priemer event on technological innovation

Mr David Freidenberg, POMM CEO, at iNNOVEX2017, 8 Feb, 2017, Airport City. In recent years, Israel has gained global reputation as a major source for creativity and innovation. The ability to think different, create new technologies and overcome technological barriers helped Israeli high tech companies such as Amdocs, Elbit, Mellanox, Teva, Checkpoint and Nice Systems to become world …

FDA says St. Jude heart devices vulnerable to hacking

On Monday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration published a public safety notice confirming it is possible for a hacker to remotely compromise security in St. Jude’s wireless communication network and then secretly change commands in a pacemaker or implantable defibrillator while it’s still wired to a patient’s heart. The potential for such attacks was …

Visit POMM next week at CES 2017: Booth#22042 LVCC, South1

Visit POMM next week at CES 2017: Booth#22042  LVCC, South1 POMMTM offers the long awaited simple, patented solution that will allow you to keep private matters private whenever you use your smartphone! Very simply, POMMTM is a smartphone add-on device that allows its owner to store, download and deliver classified or personal data, such as …

Video on Alleged Medical Device Flaws Stirs Controversy

Investment firm Muddy Waters Capital and security research start-up MedSec Holdings are again stirring up controversy, this time by releasing a video spotlighting more alleged cybersecurity flaws in St. Jude Medical cardiac devices. Back in August, the investment firm issued a report saying it was placing a short-sell bet that St. Jude Medical’s stock price …

IBM Is Counting on Its Bet on Watson, and Paying Big Money for It

IBM has spent more than $4 billion buying a handful of companies with vast stores of medical data. “A.I. machines are only as smart as the data you give them,” said John E. Kelly, who oversees IBM’s research labs and the Watson business. CreditJoshua Bright for The New York Times Watson, can you grow into …