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EVENT: Cyber Security in Healthcare Stage

27th September 2017


Funding and Facilitating a National Cyber Security Strategy in the NHS

What can government, businesses and the NHS do to enhance cyber security?

The global Wannacry ransomware attack in May this year highlighted one of the key cyber security risks to government services: loss of access to data. This attack didn’t target only the NHS, but the NHS was particularly affected by it, causing extensive disruption to patients and healthcare for a week.

The next steps for cyber security in healthcare

CareCERT – enabling the NHS to drive forward improvements in security

NHS Digital’s CareCERT services have instigated a step change in the help provided to IT teams and the wider workforce alike, to drastically improve digital security across health and care organisations. With even greater programme expansion throughout 2017, Rob Shaw will: Assess the experience of early adopters and highlight real-time…

Spreading Awareness of Cyber Security Threats to Create a Robust Security Infrastructure

Overhauling Sheffield’s information technology strategy in response to the growing threat of cybercrime

Recognition of cyber-attacks now posing the most significant threat was published in Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s December 2016 board papers signalling an imminent overhaul of the Trust’s information technology strategy. With many Trusts also re-evaluating their cyber security in the wake of the damaging ransomware attack on Northern Lincolnshire and…

How can we learn from and broadcast real incidents of NHS cyber-attack to better protect in the future? (panel discussion)

Historically, there have been few cyber security attacks in the NHS which have gained major industry and media attention. Yet as the risks grow and further incidents occur due to increased information sharing across health and social care, it becomes imperative for these to be broadcasted and for experiences to…

Patient Data Protection and Information Governance

The Caldicott mandate – the role of the ten National Data Security Standards in building public trust

Dame Fiona Caldicott’s review instigated a switch change to the way in which patients’ confidential data is used and shared, by proposing a new opt-out to cover the whole of the health and care system and recommending 10 new data security standards. With the recommendations hot on the tasklist and…

Securing Patient Centric Health Services

McAfee is one of the largest cyber security technology companies in the world. Gordon Morrison will give an overview aimed at medical professionals on the challenges we face from cyber but also how by working together and using cyber security as a catalyst for investment we can transform health services…

The GDPR impact on data security in the health and care sector

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force in May 2018, bringing a 21st century approach to the processing of personal data. This session will explore the specific security responsibilities for both controllers and processors as set out in the GDPR.

Addressing Fresh Vulnerabilities and Instigating Culture Change

Implications of the IG Toolkit shake-up for Trusts and in meeting the modern needs of patients

In late 2016, NHS England set up a new information governance network which indicated big changes for the IG Toolkit. With the network’s inception and an increasing perception of the toolkit’s complexity and inflexibility for those organisations applying it, an overhaul in the guidance has been instigated. This session will…

What are the predicted cyber security threats to health and care services in 2018 and how are they evolving? (panel discussion)

The NHS has reached a critical mass of digitisation and is seeing the frequent emergence of futuristic technologies, yet with this new reliance on electronic data systems and the portability of data that comes with it, comes a whole range of fresh vulnerabilities to cyber security threats. This panel will…


27th September 2017
Event Category:


UK Health Show


Olympia, London
Hammersmith Rd London W14 8UX United Kingdom + Google Map