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The inevitable kick in the arse Promo  Two much-publicised ransomware attacks earlier this year, including one on the NHS, have raised the profile of the ransomware menace that hangs over businesses of all sizes.…
Ransomeware asked for 50+ Bitcoin, but analysts say files can't be decrypted anyway The ransomware that infected computers at the National Health Service's Lanarkshire outpost, causing an outage that lasted most of the weekend, has been tagged as a ransomware that demanded 53 Bitcoin for files to be decrypted.…
NHS Lanarkshire forced to take systems offline and cancel appointments after being infected with a new variant of ransomware.
NHS Lanarkshire was forced to take systems offline and cancel appointments after being infected with a new variant of ransomware.
Infect me once, shame on you.
Infect me twice … One of the UK National Health Service boards hit by WannaCrypt earlier this year has again been infected by malware.…
GL Scientific Inc, a leading provider of Clinical Research and Regulatory Affairs consulting to the healthcare industry, is delighted to announce the appointment of Jodi Coates as Vice President of Resource Management.With more than 15 yearsrsquo; experience in the pharmaceutical and healthcare arenas, Jodi brings broad experience and understanding of recruiting in this domain - including 3 years recruiting for the NHS in North West London, more than 10 years working in the niche area... Source: RealWire
NAO hear this: Wares of ransom, feel the wrath come... audit UK Parliamentary spending watchdogs at the National Audit Office have launched an inquiry into the impact of the recent WannaCrypt ransomware attack on the NHS.…
3rd July 2017, Bath, UK: MyLife Digital is sponsoring The Digital Health Conference 2017 in Salford on 5th July 2017.

During the one day conference, which explores the sustainability and transformation plans (STPs) and latest innovations to be adopted by NHS organisations, MyLife Digital will demonstrate how the collection, storage and management of patientsrsquo; personal data needs to be transformed to improve health outcomes, at a time when trust around data security in the healthcare... Source: RealWire
Plus systemic underspending in IT.
Imagine that A lack of accountability and investment in cyber-security has been blamed for the recent WannaCrypt virus that hobbled multiple hospital NHS IT systems last month, a report by The Chartered Institute for IT concludes.…
Trusts may have had corrupted backups... or none at all NHS Digital stopped short of advising health organisations not to cough up for the WannaCrypt ransom attack because it couldn't be certain that all hospitals had backed up patient records.…