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NHS Cyberattack Was 'launched from N. Korea'

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-26 05:44PM in TECHNOLOGY-Hackers, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

The UK's NCSC confirm the view that the Wannacry attack which badly affected the National Health Service was perpetrated by N. Korea.

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Healthcare Sector Accounts For 43% Of UK Data Breaches

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-16 08:27AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

UK Information Commissioner data shows that healthcare organisations were consistently top of the list for data breach incidents 2014 - 2016.

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How Cybercrime Affects The Healthcare Industry

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-07 11:07AM in BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare, FREE TO VIEW, GOVERNMENT-Police, NEWS-News Analysis

Stolen medical records can be used for different types of identity fraud and phishing attack. The threat from these can persist for many years.

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UK Cyber Chief: Company Directors Are Devolving Responsibility For Hacks

by Neil Telford on 2017-06-06 10:01AM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Transport & Travel, BUSINESS-Services-Law, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare, BUSINESS-Services-Financial, BUSINESS-Services-Consulting, BUSINESS-Production-Utilities, BUSINESS-Production-Manufacturing, BUSINESS-Production-Energy

GCHQ says directors must take charge of cybersecurity, warning that they are “devolving responsibility” for protecting businesses from hackers.

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The Internet of Things Will Be Even More Vulnerable to Cyber Attacks

by Tim Heath on 2017-06-02 05:09PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

As more smart devices become connected, the world will become more exposed to attacks like the one that hit UK’s NHS. Opinion By Hannah Bryce

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What Healthcare CISOs Should Know

by Neil Telford on 2017-05-15 10:04PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-IT & Telecoms, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

Protected health information (PHI) is more lucrative on the dark web than other form of personally identifiable information.

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DeepMind Uses Blockchain To Track Health Data

by Tim Heath on 2017-04-03 11:20AM in TECHNOLOGY-New, NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

Verifiable Data Audit: DeepMind Health will work with the NHS to track patient personal data in real-time.

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Healthcare Starts Spending Big On Cybersecurity

by Tim Heath on 2017-03-21 06:28PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

Healthcare organisations are increasing information security spending, reflecting a rapid transition to electronic records & data digitisation.

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Increasing Healthcare Cybersecurity Risks

by Neil Telford on 2017-03-07 04:55PM in BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare, FREE TO VIEW, NEWS-News Analysis

As healthcare professionals and organisations become more connected via use of IoT and BYOD devices the greater the risk of a major breach.

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Healthcare Staff Trigger Google Cyber Defense

by Neil Telford on 2017-02-15 12:53PM in NEWS-News Analysis, FREE TO VIEW, BUSINESS-Services-Health & Welfare

So many of the UK’s National Health Service (NHS) staff are using Google's search engine they have triggered its cybersecurity defences.

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