Security & Privacy
Your Guide to Facial Recognition Technology in Healthcare
Facial recognition technology is upon us; phones and computers can now be unlocked with your specific facial structure using this gimmick, but it can also scarily be used to identify you from security cameras which are increasingly becoming omnipresent.
The Nordic Saga: Genomics And Politics In Iceland
We guide you to a country where DNA analysis dates back to at least two decades, where Game of Thrones was shot, and where more sheep live than people. To the country of Ice and Fire. In the next stop of our genomics and politics series, let’s see how Iceland, a state with a tiny and homogenous population makes use of genomic data, and how private and public clashes over its regulatory issues.
How To Play Tricks On Artificial Intelligence?
While in the last years, sci-fi stories, experts and even some opinion-leader public figures frequently spelled the end of mankind through artificial intelligence, lately, it turned out just how easy it is to play tricks on smart algorithms and fool them into making errors. We looked around how researchers can hack A.I. and what that means for medicine and healthcare, mainly from a security perspective.
What Happens To Your Medical Data After You Die?
How familiar are you with your digital health data footprint? Do you even know what kind of health data is generated about you and where it is stored? And what happens with this ever-growing pile of information after you die? Who owns this data and who can get access to it? Why could this even be interesting and for whom? We have dived into the mainly overlooked area of posthumous medical data and almost got lost. Here are our findings but just a heads up: it’s messy and complicated.
Tiptoeing Around Facebook In Healthcare
Data privacy scandals, help in rigging elections, spreading fake news: Facebook has some tough months behind it and users are not happy with the social media giant’s performance. However, Mark Zuckerberg’s company does not only have a political and social impact, but it’s also quite relevant in healthcare. We looked around what does Facebook in healthcare currently and evaluated whether those are viable ways to follow in the future.
Robotics, A.I. and Blockchain Redesign The Pharma Supply Chain
Exoskeletons will aid pharma factory workers. 3D printing will allow pharmacies to produce drugs on the spot. Blockchain technologies will help fight counterfeit drugs. These […]
The NHS Ransomware Attack, Data Privacy & Security in the Era of Digital Health – Part II.
The recent WannaCry ransomware attack impaired the smooth operation of several NHS hospitals in the UK. The connectivity of corporate networks with file-sharing systems and […]
The NHS Ransomware Attack & Data Privacy in the Era of Digital Health – Part One
The data explosion in healthcare through digital health networks goes hand in hand with concerns of data privacy and security. The recent WannaCry ransomware attack […]