By Michele Robinson-Pontbriand | Director Corporate Social Responsibility
The healthcare industry is being revolutionized by developments in Internet of Things (IoT), or more specifically the Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) — also known as Healthcare IoT. Nothing is more consumer-visible of this fact than the pervasiveness of medial wearables, such as smart watches and bands. A wide variety of such wearables, along with other connected biosensors, provide the ability to monitor various health metrics and automatically send that data to other devices or even directly to physicians.
Cybersecurity is on everyone’s mind. Almost daily, you hear about product vulnerabilities that lead to breaches in some company’s security. As the world gets so much more interconnected, cyber criminals are constantly looking for ways to find weaknesses in any of the devices they can connect to. Those devices might be cars, smart devices, medical devices or any other connected product. At the same time, cyber security practitioners are constantly trying to prevent their companies from being the next news story.
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Cybercriminals regularly seize on popular news items and world events in order to take advantage of public fears. The COVID-19 pandemic has become particularly susceptible to abuse, spurring ransomware, malware, viruses, bots, and more.
While cybersecurity teams battle an expanded attack surface due to the shift to teleworking, COVID-related scams are reportedly costing Americans up to $134 million. In addition, as of April 2020, more than 18,000 COVID-related scams have been reported, with almost 10% of COVID-related resource site being malicious or suspicious.
NortonLifeLock supports the global response to COVID-19
By Kara Jordan | Chief People & Culture Officer, NortonLifeLock
The novel coronavirus has impacted the global economy, daily life, and human health around the world and we are living through an unprecedented time of uncertainty. The health and safety of our employees and customers remains our top priority and we are committed to doing our part to help stop the spread of COVID-19.
When I was 13, my parents and I had the talk. No not that talk. I finally had my very own Facebook page, and we needed to have a talk about how to stay safe online. Some pointers included not accepting friend requests from strangers, reporting anything suspicious and, of course, no chatting with boys. This used to be the extent of cyber safety talk in my household and many other households across the world, but times have changed.