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NHS hospitals are 'ripe and vulnerable targets' for ransomware cyberattacks

John Benjamin, Partner in Intellectual Property, comments in the International Business Times regarding data vulnerability in NHS hospitals

John Benjamin, Partner in Intellectual Property, comments in the International Business Times regarding data vulnerability in NHS hospitals. John says "In today's connected world, not only do we need to worry about sensitive health data being stolen, there is also the possibility that hacks could shut down vital equipment and systems. We are seeing more and more types of medical devices join the health Internet of Things (IoT) which may be susceptible to hacks and provide cybercriminals with easy access to secure networks".

Read the full article by Jason Murdock in the International Business Times

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John Benjamin

Partner

I am a Partner in the London office specialising in intellectual property, technology and privacy law. I have a broad ranging practice covering both the transactional and litigation fields. I am also highly experienced in negotiating complex commercial agreements.