NHS cyber security ‘crisis’ fuelled by huge landscape, low digital maturity
Healthcare cyber security experts speak exclusively to Digital Health News about the increasing cyber security issues in the NHS and healthcare sector.
Armis identifies nurse call systems as riskiest IoMT device
When it comes to cyber attacks, Armis has determined that nurse call systems are the riskiest Internet of Medical Things device.
Industry Spotlight: Chad Holmes, Security Evangelist, Cynerio
NHS trusts should seize the opportunity to escape the shadow of WannaCry, boost their cybersecurity and onboard new devices with confidence, says Chad Holmes. By Jennifer Trueland.
Birmingham NHS Trust bolsters cyber security to protect patient data
Birmingham’s Community Healthcare NHS Trust has invested in a full suite of cyber security services from CyberGuard to keep patient data safe.
Building resilience in the cyber procurement process
Elizabeth Giugno from Crown Commercial Services explores how to build resilience and strengthen the cyber procurement process in healthcare.
Different decade, same healthcare privacy and security problems?
Digital Health columnist Davey Winder reflects on 2019 and explores whether anything has changed in healthcare cyber security.
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Cyber security news round up
Our latest round-up of cyber security news includes proposed guidance on securing the PACS ecosystem and a report that WannaCry is still alive and well.
NHS trust IT spend up more than £150m since WannaCry
Research by Parliament Street revealed that NHS trusts spent a collective £612m on IT in 2018/19, compared to £460m in the year directly preceding WannaCry.
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Calls for ‘urgent’ improvements in NHS cyber security presented to Parliament
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.
Instant message app guidance ‘more confusing than helpful’, doctor says
Dr Barney Gilbert told Digital Health that “very few” NHS workers would be aware of the guidance for using apps like WhatsApp to quickly share patient data.