Internet of Whince
Cool. So BT will have a wider fail radius when their crap goes down.
An EU agency has grappled with thorny issues surrounding the adoption of IoT technology in hospitals to draft a series of best practice guidelines. The European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (ENISA) study engaged information security officers from more than 10 hospitals across the EU, painting a picture of …
Do Hospitals need talking toasters and fridges that call the supermarket to get food when they are only used to store medicines?
As for Thermostats... Every hospital I've been in has the heating on even in mid summer. I got told off for daring to open a window for some fresh air when I was last and inmate.
Even finding a window that opens even an inch or two is hard these days. Healf and Safty rules ok.
And surprise surprise, good quality software which has properly tested is expensive.
Unbranded untested IoT junk from China is cheap.
This is why the hubristic Shoreditch clowns who claim that the NHS is going to be cured by funnelling vast quantities of landfill data from Mr Averages' smart watches may need resetting by the BOFH.
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