Tagged Cyber Security

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Restarting the healthcare industry’s security heartbeat

Nick Hunter, senior manager of threat intelligence at cyber security company Venafi discusses what systems need to be put in place if cyber security is to be made key in healthcare. Technology is changing the healthcare landscape for the better – from providing immediate access to medical records, to sensors that can track a patient’s…

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How to combat cyber-crime in healthcare

Digital Health Age continues its look at cyber-crime with Rob Embers, chief commercial officer at information security specialist Dionach, writing about the steps needed by healthcare organisations if they are to improve their “cyber-hygiene”. One of the key topics of this year’s UK Health Show, held at ExCeL in London on 25-26 September, is cyber-security…

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How healthcare providers can prepare for the next WannaCry

Shalen Sehgal, managing director, Crises Control, writes about how healthcare organisations can prepare for cyber-attacks and mitigate their damaging effects. The WannaCry attack which took place in May 2017 was a global event, hitting 150 countries worldwide. But it was a particularly significant event for UK healthcare providers, with more than a third of NHS…

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NHS Digital teams up with IBM to boost cyber security

NHS Digital has teamed up with the artificial intelligence group IBM in a partnership that aims to improve the organisation’s cyber and data security. The three-year partnership will help enhance the NHS’ data security and cyber security response and also provide additional defence against increasingly threats. The additional services will expand NHS Digital’s existing Cyber…

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New cyber-threat to healthcare identified

Almost a year after the devastating WannaCry attack badly affected NHS organisations, a new threat to healthcare has been identified by software company Symantec. Symantec states that an attack group dubbed Orangeworm is deploying Kwampirs malware in a targeted campaign against the healthcare sector and related industries. Kwampirs is a backdoor Trojan that provides attackers…

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