The NHS is struggling to recover EPRs for 12 mental health trusts after the most disruptive cyber security attack on the health service since 2017.
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With technology changing the way health related information is stored, the importance of having good data security has never been more important. Andrea Downey investigates.
Health and care software supplier Advanced has confirmed that client data were accessed and extracted by hackers during a cyber incident in August 2022.
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Advanced have issued a status update on their products affected by the cyber-attack, including its Adastra software which has affected NHS 111 services.
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Find out how Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust turned to Specops Password Policy to address its weak password problem which was blocking it from achieving Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation.
Advanced are carrying out a forensic investigation into its recent ransomware attack which aims to find out whether patient data has been accessed.
Advanced experienced issues with a number of health and care products, including its Adastra software which works with 85% of NHS 111 services.
Attacks on passwords are on the rise so what exactly makes them specifically vulnerable? This white paper from Specops Software looks into both the human side and the tech side of why passwords can be seen as the weakest link in an organisation’s network.
NHS Digital has updated their security awareness toolkit, Keep I.T. Confidential, to help support social care organisations to improve security culture.