What We're Reading, Week of 10/25

Dark Reading, Talk About Evasion Integrated Solutions Magazine, Executive Outlook: Mobile VPN Ensures Reliable Wireless Access IT World, Bringing Your Own Technology to the Office – What You Need to Know Mashable, HOW TO: Protect Yourself From Firesheep With a VPN SearchNetworking.com, Network Security Infrastructure Consolidation: What’s Your...

What We’re Reading, Week of 10/25

Dark Reading, Talk About Evasion Integrated Solutions Magazine, Executive Outlook: Mobile VPN Ensures Reliable Wireless Access IT World, Bringing Your Own Technology to the Office – What You Need to Know Mashable, HOW TO: Protect Yourself From Firesheep With a VPN SearchNetworking.com, Network Security Infrastructure Consolidation: What’s Your...

Conversation with Shahid Shah on mHealth, Part 1

This week, we feature Shahid Shah, an enterprise software analyst that specializes in healthcare IT with an emphasis on e-health, E M Rs, data integration, and legacy modernization.  He is also founder of the popular Healthcare IT Guy blog. VPN Haus: Let’s start at a higher level, what are you seeing in the mobile health space? How are the adoption rates to mobile technology? Shahid Shah:  Mobile devices and wireless in general are hot topics these days. And you have a variety of different areas.  One major one is wireless, broadly speaking, and the other one is mobile phones. You may have noticed that if you go into hospitals these days, many don’t allow mobile phones.  Lots of hospital device vendors and mobile device vendors are trying to figure how to best incorporate cellular technology into hospitals. As far as mobile phone and mobile technologies adoption is concerned, the adoption rate is just as good – if not better – than any commercial sector (other than the mass consumer market). Consumers have definitely picked up on mobile technology significantly better than any enterprises have. In the healthcare enterprise sector, adoption is really quite high, that’s the good news is. But the bad news is, there are still a wide variety of standards that haven’t been adopted broadly enough to be applicable across cross multiple mobile devices within the hospital. VPN Haus: In the healthcare sector, how are IT administrators handling the adoption of mobile devices? Shah: People are thinking of mobile devices in their own groups. For example, in a complex hospital environment setting, you might have medical devices...

What We're Reading, Week of 10/18

Computing.co.uk, Securing the WLAN Dark Reading, One-Time Passwords On The Rise But Come With Some Risks Datamation, The Future of Work: Who Needs an Office? eSecurity Planet, Top Ten Ways to Avoid an Evil Twin Attack PC Magazine, IPv4 to IPv6 IP Address Transition Becoming...

What We’re Reading, Week of 10/18

Computing.co.uk, Securing the WLAN Dark Reading, One-Time Passwords On The Rise But Come With Some Risks Datamation, The Future of Work: Who Needs an Office? eSecurity Planet, Top Ten Ways to Avoid an Evil Twin Attack PC Magazine, IPv4 to IPv6 IP Address Transition Becoming...