Hackers increasingly target patient records as HCPs do little to protect data – research

Hackers increasingly target patient records as HCPs do little to protect data – research

One in five healthcare professionals has experienced breaches of patient data, yet many also say they’re “very confident” in their facility’s ability to protect that data against theft, according to a survey ...

Cyber Security Roundup for October 2017

State-orchestrated cyber attacks have dominated the media headlines in October, with rogue state North Korea and its alleged 6,800 strong cyber force blamed for several cyber attacks. International intelligence scholars believe the ...
NHS Cyber Attack Allegedly Exposes Personal Data of 1.2 Million Patients

NHS Cyber Attack Allegedly Exposes Personal Data of 1.2 Million Patients

The UK’s National Health Service (NHS) has reportedly fallen victim to another massive cyber-attack, exposing the confidential records of up to 1.2 million patients. According to reports, an unknown hacker claimed to ...
The State of Security

Cyber Security Roundup for May 2017

The WannaCry ransomware outbreak within the NHS dominated the national media headlines earlier this month. Impacting 45 NHS sites in England and Scotland, the massive cyber attack led to cancelled operations and ...
WannaCry Ransomware Bite Sized Business Prevention Advice

WannaCry Ransomware Bite Sized Business Prevention Advice

The top three actions to reduce the risk and impact of a WannaCry type Cyber Attack at a businessPerform regular Staff Awareness specifically on spotting Phishing EmailsHave a robust Patch Management Processes ...
The IT Security Expert Blog is 10 Years Old

The IT Security Expert Blog is 10 Years Old

Ten years ago today I published my first ever blog post about a BBC news story titled "Home Network Security Scrutinised". A decade ago it was rare to see an IT security ...
WannaCry Global Cyber Attack Killing the NHS Explained & Help

WannaCry Global Cyber Attack Killing the NHS Explained & Help

A large-scale cyber-attack has impacted organisations around the world today, including badly affecting NHS services, with at least 25 NGS organisations hit by a mass ransomware outbreak. The ransomware responsible is known ...