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NHSIA


May 13, 2017  1:01 PM

An incident waiting to happen – the cyber-crippling of the NHS

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
GCHQ, NHS, NHSIA, NPfIT, Passwords, Ransomware

The crippling of over 40 NHS trusts by a repackaged piece of elderly ransomware has been used by security consultants to peddle a variety of remedies, such as following better password or...

August 6, 2012  11:19 AM

“The Surveillance Commissioner warns … ” Be very careful what you wish for

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
BIS, DTI, Eurim, FIPR, Hawktalk, Home Office, LINX, NHSIA, NPfIT, RIPA

Last week I received an FIPR alert covering the


May 12, 2010  12:17 PM

Why NHS IT spend may actually rise over the next few years

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Conservative, Kable, Libdem, NHSIA, NPfIT

MIchael Cross has written a typically well informed and thoughful piece for Kable on the convergence of the Conservative and LibDem plans for NHS IT but I...


September 24, 2008  10:25 AM

Your life’s data in their hands?

Philip Virgo Profile: Philip Virgo
Confidentiality, NHS, NHSIA, patient data, privacy

The NHS "Consultation on the wider use of patient information" is the first serious attempt to consult on the levels of privacy that patients expect since those of the


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