In his final 2020 column, Davey Winder explores the reliability of emails and why good security hygiene has never been more important.
“The Cyber Threat to UK and RoI Healthcare” white paper offers a review into the potential threats which face the healthcare sectors in the UK and the Republic of Ireland as its reliance on digital services continues to grow at a fast pace.
Imprivata has acquired FairWarning Technologies, a company which provides patient privacy intelligence.
More than 160 “high-risk and critical vulnerabilities” were shared with NHS trusts to raise awareness of cyber threats in the past year.
County Durham and Darlington NHS FT increases network visibility to better detect, diagnose, resolve and report on risks
Read how the Trust deployed an Assurance Dashboard solution to streamline cyber security processes, including NHSD CareCERT compliance and DSPT submissions.
NHS Digital’s head of security operations lead, Steve Fenwick, has some advice for health and care staff on how to stay cyber secure while working from home.
A number of companies that provide contact-tracing services are being assessed for how they are “approaching their data protection responsibilities”.
An online portal which provides NHS frontline staff and the public with access to national information governance (IG) guidance has been launched by NHSX.
As reports suggests Microsoft source code relating to Windows XP has been shared online, Davey Winder discusses old operating systems in the NHS.
Public Health Wales has confirmed a data breach which involved the personally identifiable data of Welsh residents who have tested positive for Covid-19.