NHS Digital has signed a contract with Accenture to provide free perimeter security features to trusts. But is this solution really the way forward? Davey Winder reports.
In his latest column for Digital Health News, Davey Winder explores the complicated world of security rating systems for medical devices.
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Our cybersecurity columnist Davey Winder delves beyond the media headlines regarding data privacy after the NHS announced a partnership with Amazon.
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.
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.
Davey Winder has something of a reputation for fortune telling. Recently he’s been asked whether blockchain could solve healthcare’s security woes. His verdict? Unconvinced.
A freedom of information request which revealed a lack of cyber and information governance training may be something of a red herring. But that doesn’t mean there isn’t valuable work to be done on creating a cyber-qualified NHS IT workforce, our expert columnist Davey Winder argues.
As 2018 draws to close and 2019 pokes its head around the corner, what does the balance sheet look like on cybersecurity and data protection? A day after his birthday, no less, expert columnist Davey Winder pushes aside the cake and party poppers to give us his take.
Matt Hancock’s musings on the importance of prevention for the nation’s health have got our expert columnist Davey Winder dreaming of a similar approach to cybersecurity – and pulling out his Star Trek analogies.
Experts have been raising concerns about health app security for some time. And, according to our cybersecurity columnist, the new national drive for greater use of apps doesn’t mitigate those worries – it may in fact compound them.