Healthcare and Pharmaceutical


  • Cyber security: an ‘indigestion problem’ in healthcare industry

    May 11, 2017

    In August 2011, Marc Andreessen famously wrote an essay in The Wall Street Journal, “Why Software is Eating the World”. It talked about the growing significance of software in business across a wide swathe of industries. Fast forward to the present day in 2017 and we can safely say that the process of eating is ...

  • Prognosis For Healthcare Cybersecurity Is Dire

    April 6, 2017

    On Wednesday (April 5), Terence Rice, VP and chief information security officer at Merck & Co., told the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce that healthcare cybersecurity still has a long way to go. “Cybersecurity in the healthcare industry is far worse than what is reported,” Rice stated. Despite the fact ...

  • Oil rich Qatari investors urged to back cyber-security and healthcare projects ahead of Brexit

    March 28, 2017

    The oil-rich Gulf state is being courted by ministers, with British firms showcasing projects to potential backers at a major event in Birmingham. British firms will also seek to win contracts to work on the 2022 football World Cup in Qatar as part of an effort to boost trade between the two nations. International Trade Secretary Liam ...

  • Internet-Connected Medical Washer-Disinfector Found Vulnerable to Hacking

    March 27, 2017

    Internet-of-Things devices are turning every industry into the computer industry, making customers think that their lives would be much easier with smart devices.There are, of course, some really good reasons to connect certain devices to the Internet. For example, remotely switching on your A/C a few minutes before you enter your home, instead of leaving ...