According to the information released by NHS Digital, the NHSmail system blocked a total of 11.35m email attacks between since 2016.
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A white paper written by researchers from Imperial College London’s Institute of Global Health Innovation says fresh investment is “urgently needed” to defend against threats that could put the safety of patients at risk.
Employees are often labelled as being the weak link in the security defensive cybersecurity chain. But our expert columnist Davey Winder argues that, far from being the problem, they are actually part of the solution.
Speaking at the Digital Healthcare Show, Dan Pearce, said one of his main priorities was to “protect patient safety”.
Our round up features NHS Highland apologising following reports email addresses of almost 40 people who have HIV were made public by mistake.
It was unclear if the 100 NHS boards that had completed their training were of the 236 hospital trusts in England or of primary care NHS organisations.
Our latest news round up includes research from Imperial College London which looked into the NHS’ prepardness for a secutiry incident.
It’s three years since Davey Winder first warned about the growing security threat from the Internet of Medical Things. In new research, he sees evidence that it’s an issue which is still not being taken seriously enough.
Hackers are turning towards hidden HTTPs tunnels that appear as normal encrypted web traffic to target healthcare organisations, research suggests.
This month’s round up from the world of cyber security features news that analysis has suggested the US healthcare cyber security market could hit £6.75bn ($8.7bn) by 2023.