Tag Archives: healthcare

Westcon-Comstor to distribute Claroty in EMEA

Westcon-Comstor is the new distribution partner for Claroty. The partnership will bring Claroty’s Claroty Platform and Medigate by Claroty, following its recent acquisition of the healthcare IoT security company to all EMEA markets. The Claroty Platform reveals and protects all connected assets across industrial (OT/ICS), enterprise (IoT), and healthcare (IoMT) …

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33 vulnerabilities found in the data transfer protocol for wearable devices

Kaspersky experts have discovered that the most commonly used protocol for transferring data from wearable devices used for remote patient monitoring contained 33 vulnerabilities, including 18 “critical vulnerabilities” in 2021 alone. This is 10 more critical vulnerabilities than in 2020, and many of them remain unpatched. Some of these vulnerabilities …

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PPDS partners with Glamox to improve patient viewing experience

PPDS is partnering with Glamox to improve the viewing experience for hospital patients with its medical grade, Chromecast built-in Philips Bedside TV range. Working with Glamox, PPDS will now offer its self-balancing three pivot Luxo Maximum arm, with its range of 19” Philips Heartline Android TVs. PPDS International Business Development …

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Revolutionary 5G connected device makes it possible to detect bowel cancer at home

An innovative new pilot scheme has launched in the West Midlands aiming to give patients the ability to undergo a procedure to detect the causes of digestive or stomach complaints in the privacy of their homes. Patients awaiting an endoscopy (a procedure whereby a camera is fed into the bowel …

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The rise of eHealth

Mark Appleby, Business Development Manager at Wireless Logic discusses the role cellular connectivity played in reducing the strain on the healthcare system during COVID-19 and beyond. eHealth is a steadily growing industry that advanced hand-in-hand with connectivity and digital communication. For years, eHealth solutions have allowed healthcare providers the flexibility …

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Average data breach cost surpasses $4 million in 2021, record growth of 10% YoY

  According to data presented by Atlas VPN, the average financial damages caused by a data breach increased by nearly 10% year over year to $4.24 million in 2021. This is the highest spike since 2015. A data breach can have a number of negative implications for a business, including lost sales, …

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PCR JULY/AUGUST ISSUE OUT NOW! SUSTAINABILITY & SMART TECH SPECIAL

The PCR July/August issue is out now offering a bumper combined issue with special focuses on sustainability in the tech channel and Smart tech. With lockdown restrictions easing further and freedom day granting us permission to mingle more freely without needing to wear a face mask, business is beginning to …

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Only half of Brits feel in control of how many businesses have access to their personal data

As recent fears over healthcare data amplify, new research from Kaspersky reveals that only 56% of Brits feel that they are actually in control of how many organisations have access to their personal data – whilst 95% state privacy as being important to them. Kaspersky’s new data privacy heatmap explores the importance and …

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StorMagic and Zerto collaborate on HP validated design

StorMagic’s SvSAN and Zerto have been validated with HPE Proliant servers. Delivered through the HPE Complete Program, this HPE validated solution allows customers to protect edge-to-edge, edge-to-core or edge-to-cloud workloads. “The increased utilisation of IoT, ML and AI has made edge computing a critical part of modern business operations, and emphasises …

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Pandemic drives big data in healthcare to $70B by 2025

According to research published in Statista in 2025 the Big Data market in the healthcare system will reach a value of $70 billion, with a growth of 568% compared to 2016, when it was worth 11.5 billion. The use of information technology is the only revitalisation lever for healthcare systems …

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