IoT and healthcare IT security: from firefighting to building code upgrades

The recent DDoS attacks on DNS provider Dyn have highlighted the need for healthcare to turn its focus from 'firefighting' to 'building code upgrades' when it comes to securing IT environments.
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  • Internet of Things
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Paddy Padmanabhan is the author of the best-selling book Healthcare Digital Transformation – How Consumerism, Technology and Pandemic are Accelerating the Future. He is the founder and CEO of Damo Consulting, a digital transformation advisory firm that works with healthcare enterprises and digital health companies. He is the host of The Big Unlock, a podcast focusing on healthcare digital transformation. He is also the author of the book The Big Unlock – Harnessing data and Growing Digital Health Businesses in a Value-based Care Era.

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