NHS Digital expands its online cybersecurity awareness toolkit
The NHS Digital Keep I.T. Confidential toolkit has been expanded with resources to help organisations run their own cybersecurity campaigns.
Industry news in brief
This Digital Health News industry round-up includes the findings of a study into ransomware and a video conferencing solution for collaboration.
NCSC review reveals 20% of supported incidents were linked to health
The National Cyber Security Centre’s annual review found it supported 777 cyber incidents in the past year – with 20% of them relating to the health sector.
Could cyber security be the next big healthcare emergency?
With threats on the rise, Sectra’s Chris Scarisbrick considers the cyber security landscape including how far cloud adoption can help the NHS.
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Moorfields Eye Hospital in Dubai subject to “IT security incident”
According to a message on its website, the Dubai branch of Moorfields Eye Hospital has been subject to an “IT security incident” which affected its servers.
Getting cyber security math right is key to preventing ransomware attacks
In his June column for Digital Health, Davey Winder gives his thoughts on the on-going incident happening in the Republic of Ireland.
Irish government ‘aware’ stolen health data may be made public
The Irish government has said it is aware of the risk that health data stolen in an on-going cyber incident “may be abused by criminals”.
Irish Health IT remain shut down following ‘significant ransomware attack’
Health IT services in the Republic of Ireland have remained switched off following a “significant ransomware attack” which was announced on May 14.
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Beware the ever-evolving ransomware cybercrime tsunami
In his first column in 2021, Davey Winder explores the evolution of ransomware and why cyber criminals are looking towards tailored attacks.
Cyber security news round-up
Making it into our round-up of cyber security news this month is research warning of the security risks posed by companies in the NHS supply chain and a ransomware attack on a French hospital.