Metanav

Tag Archives | personal data

blockchain-covid-19-applications

Can Blockchain Help to Stop the Spread of COVID-19?

Many experts fear that using technology like blockchain to track personal health data during the COVID-19 pandemic can threaten personal data privacy in the United States. However, others say the technology can help stop the pandemic’s spread without encroaching on privacy, as long as it’s done correctly.  “The current ethos is to give up all […]

Continue Reading 1
student-child-data-privacy-concerns

Understanding Child Data Privacy for Distance Learning

During the COVID-19 pandemic, millions of students are making the difficult transition to distant learning—and parents and teachers are making the transition with them. This sudden switch to distant learning poses unique questions about child data privacy and how to protect students’ personal information. Furthermore, many parents and educators may not even be aware these […]

Continue Reading 0
blockchain-transform-healthcare

How Blockchain Can Transform Healthcare

Blockchain technology is poised to rapidly transform healthcare worldwide. Over the next seven years, the technology is estimated to undergo a 70% compound annual growth rate in healthcare due to growing data breaches in the industry, found a recent TechSci Research report. North America should see the highest demand, according to Karan Chechi, Research Director […]

Continue Reading 0
microsegmentation-healthcare-industry-cyber-security

Microsegmentation for Healthcare Systems

  Microsegmentation can help keep medical devices secure and patient data safe. Healthcare organizations can accomplish this through the development of tools that monitor Internet of Things (IoT) traffic. Healthcare facilities using IoT medical devices have the ability to improve patient care and reduce costs. However, they also face the cyber security issues that come […]

Continue Reading 0
blockchain-and-telemedicine-healthcare-applications

The Potential of Blockchain and Telemedicine

Three important qualities of blockchain—decentralization, immutability, and security—could have many interesting use cases in the healthcare industry. One area that could greatly benefit from blockchain technology is telemedicine, the relatively new field of providing remote delivery of healthcare services over telecommunications. While digitizing healthcare as a whole still has a long way to go, authenticating […]

Continue Reading 0
cloud-security-storage-risks-cyber-attacks

Cloud Security Threats

Cloud security threats come in many different forms including data breaches, hijacked accounts, data loss, denial of service, and system vulnerabilities. As organizations and individuals continue to adopt the cloud, securing all of the stored information is a top priority. Companies must be aware of the risks and solutions in order to prevent serious damage. […]

Continue Reading 0
biometrics-security-system-breach

A Breach in Biometric Security

Security company Suprema recently discovered that its biometric security system is unencrypted and open to the public. This means millions of users’ personal information are easy targets for cyber attacks. Security researchers working with a virtual private networks service company, vpnmentor, analyzed Suprema’s system. They were shocked at the amount of open data that they […]

Continue Reading 0
blockchain-in-healthcare-applications

Improving Patient Outcomes and Healthcare Efficiency with Blockchain

A streamlined, cost-effective healthcare system requires efficient sharing of information between legacy systems. However, systems storing critical healthcare data often operate in silos. Even worse, they can be easy to hack. A report from BIS Research observes, “Less than 10% of healthcare organizations regularly share medical information with providers outside of their organization. The lack […]

Continue Reading 0