Healthcare


Architect says sprinkler installation at Glasgow Hospital was used as an excuse to flout other buildings standards

An architect who helped design Scotland's largest hospital has warned that corners were cut in the construction of the 14-storey complex in the name of keeping costs down. Read More

NHS cyber-attack: cybersecurity experts reflect on the lessons

Several cybersecurity experts have shared with IFSEC Global their thoughts on the implications and lessons to draw from the global wave of ransomware attacks. Read More

US regulator and healthcare sector fear medical device hacks

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and medical device makers are expecting more hacking attacks, according to an in-depth piece published by The Hill. Read More

Goodbye passwords, hello heart monitoring? How doctors might one day check your vital signs to access your data

The electrical activity of the heart is being investigated as a potential form of verification by researchers. Read More

6 trends in video surveillance to watch out for in 2017

Wayne Arvidson, Quantum’s vice president of video surveillance and security solutions, surveys the CCTV market and shares his predictions. Read More

LA hospital ransomware payout shows high stakes of cyber war

Awareness of cyber security has soared, and yet complacency remains a problem, says Mike Ahmadi of Synopsys Software Integrity Group. Read More

Meeting the access control challenge in hospitals

Wireless Aperio locking devices from ASSA ABLOY can safeguard patients, staff, data, drugs and medical equipment without undermining round-the-clock public access. Read More

How to secure data in the healthcare industry

There were 105 security breaches of UK hospitals and other NHS organisations in the financial year 2014-2015 - 81% more than the previous period. Read More

How ViS Security Solutions Integrated Maxxess eFusion into Security Systems at Leading Irish Hospital [Download]

This downloadable case study examines the installation of the Maxxess eFusion security management solution at one of Ireland's largest academic teaching hospitals. Read More

Executive Alarms Installs ACT Access Control across 450 Hospital Doors

A new £11m centre for adolescents with mental health problems in Headington and a £40m 80-bed adult unit Aylesbury are among the sites covered by the Oxford-based installation company. Read More



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The video surveillance report 2017

IndigoVision CCTV case study: Thorpe Park resort

IndigoVision CCTV case study: Birmingham Airport

Securing UK borders: An examination of the implications of leaving the EU for UK border management

Case study: England’s oldest school installs HD surveillance solution from IDIS

The security drones report 2017

Access control in the connected workplace 2017