Protecting Against the Hidden Healthcare Risk: Printing and Imaging Devices

By Mark Gross, Senior Product Manager at Kofax Healthcare data breaches are often the result of unsecure devices and the failure of employees to follow best practices. Two-thirds of UK healthcare organisations reported a breach in 2019, according to a cybersecurity survey conducted by Clearswift. According to the think tank, Parliament Street’s analysis of 68 UK National Health Service (NHS) trusts, 162,000 documents went missing in the fiscal year 2017-2018. This is in addition to 702,000 pieces of paperwork the trusts had already known to be lost. Despite these vulnerabilities,…

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Schneider Electric reinforces supplier risk management

The Group has joined the Responsible Business Alliance (RBA), an association promoting high standards in fields such as human rights, business ethics, environment, health & safety Schneider Electric will use RBA methods and tools for its new strategic supplier development programme London UK, March 8, 2018 – To step up accountability in its supply chain, particularly in terms of the suppliers most exposed to risks such as human rights or environmental issues, Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, has joined the Responsible Business Alliance…

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New report from CREST highlights the need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control Systems

A lack of standards-based technical security testing is putting industrial control environments and critical national infrastructure at risk 29 June 2017: There is a pressing need to improve cyber security in Industrial Control System (ICS) environments to avoid future breaches that could impact critical national infrastructure concludes CREST, the not-for-profit accreditation body representing the technical information security industry, in its latest position paper, ‘Industrial Control Systems: Technical Security Assurance’. The report highlights a number of challenges and suggests that more technical security testing has a significant role to play in…

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