Tagged ransomware


Report shows the state of security within healthcare industry

A new report by trusted access provider Duo Security has analysed the security state of over four million devices across various industries, including healthcare. The 2017 Duo Trusted Access Report shows that the healthcare industry is particularly outdated when it comes to using up-to-date security features to protect endpoints. Healthcare was the second worst industry…


Digital health industry responds to ransomware attack

All around the world organisations have been affected by the WannaCry ransomware attack. The attackers have so far been effective due to the ransomware’s ability to compromise a single machine on a network and then spread to other systems within that network. In the UK the BBC reported that 61 NHS organisations have been affected,…


Guarding healthcare institutions from cyber crime

John Madelin, CEO at RelianceACSN discusses the rising threat of cyberattacks against healthcare institutions and the security solutions needed to fight the problem. It’s rare that a week goes by now without some form of cyber-attack, the emergence of a new type of ransomware or a new tool in hackers’ arsenals. We’ve become so used…


Stopping the spread of the ransomware epidemic

Tony Rowan, chief security consultant, SentinelOne, discusses the dangers that the NHS is facing from ransomware attacks. Ransomware continues to target the public sector, with NHS trusts being added to the long list of victims. A recent Freedom of Information study carried out by SentinelOne revealed that 30% of NHS Trusts have suffered a ransomware…

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