Author: Alice Saville

Stethoscope on laptop keyboard

The importance of software updates in healthcare

Software updates can be annoying. They appear out of nowhere at inconvenient times and they seem to take twice as long as they claim. And if you’re stuck with legacy systems, it is not as simple as a click of a button. But we suspect a team of people at Public Health England will have learnt how using outdated software applications can have…
Read more

Doctor giving telehealth consultation to patient

4 tips for securing internet-connected devices in healthcare

The convergence of internet and healthcare comes with its benefits and risks for both patients and health providers. Securing internet-connected devices in healthcare is critical to keep patient information safe. We’ve only just started to scratch the surface of how many lives we can change with telehealth, digital health records, internet-connected medical devices, wellness apps,…
Read more

What you need to know about the new Privacy Act 2020

This article is based on the NZ Privacy Law Changes 2020 & Security Protections Webinar by Connon Daly (General Manager, The I.T. Team) and Graeme Crombie (Partner, Lane Neave). For full information and resources on the Privacy Act 2020, please visit the Privacy Commissioner website.  The new Privacy Act 2020 (Act) comes into force on 1 December 2020 and we want to help you understand what you…
Read more

Cyber Security Awareness Month 2020 #BeCyberSmart

The theme for Cyber Security Awareness Month 2020 is ‘Do Your Part. #BeCyberSmart’. During October 2020, individuals and organisations should all do their part to step up their cyber defence. The Cyber Security Awareness Month website explains that “if everyone does their part – implementing stronger security practices, raising community awareness, educating vulnerable audiences or…
Read more