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NHS Digital increases potential value of its Security Operations Centre contract
By David Bicknell
Value rises from £20m to £30m; NHS Digital says decision to increase value follows announcement of additional funding for NHS cyber security but adds new value does not represent increase in funding allocated to successful SOC suppliers at this stage
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NHS Digital plans integration to boost NHS communication
By David Bicknell
Plans will mean users can log onto range of applications and services integrated with Microsoft Azure though their existing NHSmail credentials
Public Services > Healthcare > News
BT health trusts survey shows procurement lagging NHS digital ambitions
By David Bicknell
68% of NHS trusts want to integrate IT systems with local health and care systems as they migrate to HSCN, but only 38% have a procurement plan to manage the transition
Blogs > Government Computing Network Blog
What's in store for NHS technology in 2018
GlobalData healthcare senior analyst Neha Ralhan looks into her crystal ball and predicts significant change, both this year and beyond
Blogs > GlobalData Public Sector blog
NHS England and NHS Improvement name Simon Eccles as new CCIO
By David Bicknell
Eccles will succeed Professor Keith McNeil who is taking up a role in Queensland in Australia
Public Services > Healthcare > News
ODI online personal data sharing survey shows the younger you are, the more you’ll share
By David Bicknell
1 in 4 young British adults would trust social media platforms with data, against 1 in 20 of their parents’ generation; survey also found healthcare organisations are most trusted with consumers’ personal data
Public Services > Healthcare > News
Cyber expert Thomas warns over possible latent WannaCry mechanisms
By David Bicknell
In written evidence to the PAC, cybersecurity and safety critical specialist Martyn Thomas warns it will be “very difficult to ensure that WannaCry did not install mechanisms designed to allow a future attack”
Public Services > Healthcare > News
Ten GDPR myths
Des Ward, information governance director of digital infrastructure industry association Innopsis, dispels some of the myths and legends around EU General Data Protection Regulation
Public Services > Healthcare > Features
NHS officials come under pressure from PAC over WannaCry
NHS officials tell Public Accounts Committee that none of 200 trusts assessed had passed onsite assessment could not match the “high bar” set out by the National Data Guardian
Public Services > Healthcare > News
Whitehall plays down fears for Capita’s financial health after business shake-up and profits warning
By David Bicknell
Cabinet Office insisted it monitors the health of all its strategic suppliers, but said it “did not believe that any of our strategic suppliers are in a comparable position to Carillion"
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