NHS slammed for ignoring mobile data security

Tuesday, 27 June 2006, 3:13 PM EST

The National Health Service is failing to provide adequate security for potentially sensitive data held on mobile storage devices, research claimed today.

A survey investigating mobile device usage in the UK healthcare sector carried out by Pointsec and the British Journal of Healthcare Computing & Information Management found that one fifth of the devices used to store UK healthcare data have no security at all, and a further two-fifths have just password-controlled access.

At vnunet.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Bash Shellshock bug: More attacks, more patches

Posted on 29 September 2014.  |  As vendors scramble to issue patches for the GNU Bash Shellshock bug and companies rush to implement them, attackers around the world are probing systems for the hole it opens.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Tue, Sep 30th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //