Hospitals in the UK are to be given £21 million to improve data and cybersecurity, taking the current level of government investment in this area to over £50 million. The £21 million cash injection follows a review into hospital cybersecurity, and it will be directed to the UK’s 27 major trauma centers including those that dealt with the aftermaths of recent terrorist attacks in Manchester and London.
Protecting thousands of students, staff, and visitors on large college campuses is a daunting task. This is where Aiphone IX Series IP-based video emergency stations and blue light towers literally shine as a conduit between people and campus police.
Lack of employee awareness and education present the greatest security threat exposure according to responses from 125 health IT executives and professionals participating in the 2017 Level 3 Healthcare Security Study.
The risk of data breaches at U.S. hospitals is greater at larger facilities and hospitals that have a major teaching mission, according to a study led by a researcher at the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School.
A new national survey of Canada’s nurses shows that the majority believe patient safety is declining, or not improving, and workplace violence in health care is a serious and growing problem. Many of those surveyed have considered a job or career change, according to survey results.
In the webinar, “Recognizing Security Blowback: Active Shooter Prevention and Response and Best Practices,” Jim Sawyer, Security Director for Seattle Children’s Hospital, discussed why security blowback is essential to understand to mitigate active shooters and workplace violence.
Who are the Most Influential People in Security? Find out which security leaders are making a difference in the September issue of Security magazine! Also, read about how New York is shaking up cybersecurity, changes in drone legislation, three steps to prepare for the GDPR, school surveillance savings and more.