Posts Tagged ‘cyber criminals’

Connected medical devices creating cybersecurity risks

Security experts billed 2015 as the ‘year of the healthcare hack’, with increasing numbers of medical and pharmaceutical systems being attacked by cyber criminals targeting valuable personal data. While cybersecurity is commonly associated with software attacks, the healthcare sector is finding that the hardware it’s employing to improve patient care is creating backdoors for the criminal element. Neil Oliver, technical marketing manager of Accutronics, takes a look at the vital role hardware encoding plays in the battle to secure medical devices.

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Valuable intellectual property targeted by cyber attacks

Valuable intellectual property targeted by cyber attacks

Valuable intellectual property targeted by cyber attacks Today cyber attacks are never far from the headlines in our interconnected world as organisations report a surge in incidents with criminals and even, potentially, state actors, seeking to steal commercial secrets on an unprecedented scale. With advanced aircraft designs to business plans firmly in the hackers’ sights,…

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