It’s a troublesome time for the healthcare industry: Personally Identifiable Information (PII) is under siege and hospitals are big targets for cyberattacks.
Information Security threats in Healthcare
The NHS holds vast amounts of highly sensitive and potentially valuable data, making it a prime target for cyber-crime.
Almost 1,000 cyber security breaches were reported to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) between October 2016 and September 2017 in the Healthcare sector. To put this into perspective, Healthcare suffered the highest amount of breaches of all 22 sectors recorded, with more than 700 incidents separating Healthcare from the second worst hit sector.
This was driven primarily by those disclosing data to the incorrect recipient, loss/theft of patient records, and other failures of Principle 7 in the Data Protection Act.
Our overarching objective is that by 2020 we will have revolutionised the way technology, data and information are used to transform the delivery of England’s health and social care services.
How we help
Osirium’s Privileged Access Management solution, the PxM Platform, helps Healthcare organisations:
Deliver end-to-end accountability
Strengthen their security posture
Have greater control of privileged access users
Protect disparate and often legacy-based IT infrastructure
Manage Third-Party and inter-departmental access
Meet rigorous compliance standards such as ISO2700, Cyber Essentials and GDPR
Protect systems from both internal and external compromise