Dan Taylor: what data security can learn from Euro 2016
Oh, Roy Hodgson. The Hawthorns will always love you, England will just want to forget, but the NHS should learn from you. In data security, as in football, as in life, leadership can really make a difference.
Obsolete NHS IT to be scrapped as security risk
The government has indicated that there will be a blitz on removing obsolete technology from the NHS that poses a security risk.
Freeman launches consultation on Caldicott proposals
The government has launched a formal consultation on two of the key proposals in Dame Fiona Caldicott’s latest review of data security and information governance in the NHS.
Tough penalities and better data control – Caldicott
Dame Fiona Caldicott’s latest review of information governance and data security in the NHS is out; recommending a stronger focus on information security for trusts, as well as new opt-out for patients. Here’s what you need to know.
Zombie attacks: Windows XP and cyber security
It’s known as the “zombie operating system” because it refuses to die: and worse, it can come back to bite. Daloni Carlisle looks at the cyber security risk posed by Windows XP.
Davey Winder: Please wash your hands
Our cyber security columnist considers some of the human factors that need to be taken into account when securing IT.
Dan Taylor: The difficult second column
The head of the Health and Social Care Centre’s security operations wants to know if it should be offering a Cyber Security PDR to health and care organisations (so tell him…)
Caldicott: hints of latest report escape from purdah
Key reviews of NHS data security and information governance have been held up by the EU referendum. But the outlines of what they are likely to recommend are becoming clear. Jennifer Trueland reports.
Healthwatch England survey reveals patient sharing concerns
While most patients are happy have their medical records used to support medical research, few are comfortable with how it is being handled, Healthwatch England has reported.
White hack exposes risk posed by connected devices
An ethical hack by an IT security provider of a private health clinic’s IT system has highlighted the vulnerability of internet connected medical devices.