Emerging mHealth security risks for 2016

11 Dec 2015
The BBA, the trade association representing the UK banking sector, has reported that there are 9.6 million log-ins to internet banking every day and £2.9 million is moved by customers using banking apps every single week. Meanwhile, online retail purchases were made by 81% of Brits last year. When it comes to booking holidays, finding your dream destination, paying for it and then printing out the plane tickets from the comfort of your own sofa, purchasing is now more convenient than ever.

Against the continued rise in popularity for the convenience of digital solutions across all aspects of our daily lives, is the healthcare sector on track to keep pace with the ever-evolving digital world?

Last year only 2 per cent of the population engaged with a digitally enabled transaction with the NHS, according to the Department of Health’s National Information Board (NIB).

Find out more in an article authored by BLM health and care solicitor, Lisa Dalgleish which has been published in Healthmatters. You can access that article here.

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