Search Tag: Cyber Attack

IT Management

Staff Training Urgently Needed for Healthcare Cybersecurity

2019 27 Aug

In healthcare, digitalisation is playing increasingly more important role in streamlining processes and workflows to improve patient care. Electronic health records (EHRs), for example, make it easier for clinicians to store and retrieve important patient data. It is estimated that nearly 86% of office-based physicians now use EHRs, according to... Read more

Executive Health Management

Check! Don’t get hooked!

2019 23 Apr

Phishing attacks are increasing and have become a significant risk to the health-care industry. “Phishing” is the current weapon of choice for cyber attackers.   Phishing is one of the more popular methods used by scammers to access secure data. A phishing attack is when someone is tricked into providing access credentials or visiting... Read more

IT Management

2019 08 Mar

The importance of getting access management right cannot be overstated. You need to make sure that anybody accessing your systems – and the data within – is exactly who they say they are.   This is especially important when dealing with  healthcare professionals  who have access to vast amounts of sensitive medical data. Most compliance... Read more

IT Management

Boost to England's health cyber security following £150 investment

2018 09 May

£150 million will be spent on NHS cyber security over the next three years¸ reducing the impact of an attack, announced t he Department of Health and Social Care. The department has announced a new multi-million pound Microsoft security package that will ensure all health and care organisations can use the most up-to-date software with... Read more

IT Management

Cyber Attack Insurance: The Facts

2017 08 Aug

Even with more resources invested to boost cybersecurity, hospitals are not immune to costly cyberattacks. And as cyber threats increase in frequency, the healthcare industry remains extremely vulnerable, according to experts. Hacking attacks wreak havoc with information systems and data; in turn hospitals face stiff fines tied to data breaches. That’s... Read more

IMAGING Management

All Sectra customers live following recent ransomware attack

2017 19 May

International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company  Sectra  reports that all customers in the UK are again operational with Sectra’s IT solutions. No customers outside the UK were affected by the recent ransomware attack.  “I am proud to say that the close partnership we have with all our customers in combination with clear crisis management... Read more