Palo Alto launches medical IoT cyber security protection
Medical IoT Security has been launched by Palo Alto to secure medical devices using IoT technology against cyber attacks.
Special Report: Data Security
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.
Mental health trusts still unable to access patient records months after attack
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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Client data exfiltrated in Advanced NHS cyber attack
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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Addressing weak passwords in order to achieve Cyber Essentials Plus accreditation
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 issues status updates on products affected by cyber-attack
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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Advanced begins forensic investigation into ransomware attack
Advanced are carrying out a forensic investigation into its recent ransomware attack which aims to find out whether patient data has been accessed.
Outage of Advanced’s health and care solutions linked to cyber-attack
Advanced experienced issues with a number of health and care products, including its Adastra software which works with 85% of NHS 111 services.
NHS Digital releases cyber security materials for social care organisations
NHS Digital has updated their security awareness toolkit, Keep I.T. Confidential, to help support social care organisations to improve security culture.