New data from Digital Health Intelligence reveals 55% of acute trusts 47% of mental health trusts have an implementation plan prepared for GDPR.
Peter Brown, a senior technology officer at the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), will be speaking about data protection principles in the context of cyber security at the first Public Cyber Security conference on 7 December.
Ed Tucker, CIO at DP Governance, speaks to Digital Health about the need to remove the complexity from the GDPR debate and bring the issue back to basics.
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9 in 10 IT decision-makers believe cyber security is key to digitising the NHS, according to new research from cyber security firm Palo Alto.
With just six short months until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, much of the NHS’s attention remains fixed on the huge penalties that could be levied for organisations found in breach of it. Jennifer Trueland investigates.
New data protection laws, which will be enforced in May 2018, will be a hot topic at the first Public Cyber Security conference in Birmingham next month.
NHS Digital will replace the type 2 opt-outs with its National Data Opt-Out Programme, board papers have confirmed, with all type 2 holders to be contacted.
NHS trusts and healthcare organisations now have access to a service for consolidating their data in readiness for General Data Protection Regulation.
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Could the impending implementation of the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) be the catalyst for strengthened cybersecurity in the NHS? Davey thinks so.
Digital Health’s cyber security columnist, Davey Winder, undertakes a musical review of some of the hack attacks that were made on the NHS in 2016, and the measures taken to try and stop them.