Healthcare News & Insights

How hospitals can keep wireless networks secure

As more work gets done on portable devices such as laptops, smartphones and tablets, hospitals are finding a new source of significant security vulnerabilities: the wireless network. 

Wireless tech makes hospital & patients very vulnerable to hackers

Did you hear the story about the guy who wirelessly hacked a patient’s defibrillator to make it give a shock? He also disabled the defibrillator’s power-saving mode, causing the battery to run down in hours instead of years.