WannaCry: the ransomware attack on the NHS and what we can learn from it

This article was originally published on LSE Policy Blog. Read the original article. The global malware infection WannaCry spread across computers in over 48 NHS organisations in May 2017, raising questions about how protected NHS data are. Matt Willis explains how these attacks happen and writes that, although healthcare organizations are a prime target, [...]

2018-07-05T20:08:09+00:00 June 12th, 2017|Sociotech|

We should look to automation to relieve the current pressures on healthcare

This article was originally published on The Policy & Internet Blog. Read the original article. In many sectors, automation is seen as a threat due to the potential for job losses. By contrast, automation is seen as an opportunity in healthcare, as a way to address pressures including staff shortages, increasing demand and workloads, [...]

2018-07-05T20:15:23+00:00 April 20th, 2017|Automation, Sociotech|