In this Slate article, Grandma Got Hacked, they make the case that with the “Internet of Things” there comes not only great benefits but great dangers to security and safety of data.
Interconnectedness of technology can be a great help to an aging senior but the network and the devices on it need to be held to a high standard of security.
“What’s going unsaid about the looming threat of attack on the Internet of Things is that the very old and sick—the most vulnerable members of our society—are likely to be the first casualties.”
Progressive Communications is on the forefront helping Senior Living communities set up secure networks and connect in devices for fall management and patient wandering.
Grandma’s not getting hacked on our watch!