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NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security

NHS offers Singapore advice on healthcare security (Security Culture)

These were the three key lessons the UK healthcare agency gained from the ransomware attack in 2017, which brought down the systems of businesses and hospitals worldwide including at least 45 NHS organisations. Key takeaways from Singapore healthcare data breach No system is infallible and cybersecurity breaches are inevitable, but Singapore needs to do better in mitigating the risks and following through on its pledge to safeguard citizen data. The NHS executive was responding to questions about how Singapore should move forward following a spate of healthcare-related security breaches, including one involving SingHealth that compromised the data of 1.5 million patients. In its digital transformation, NHS structured its technology roadmap around five areas: empowering patients; hospital digitisation; tapping technology to bring together primary, secondary, and tertiary care; using data to manage health systems more effectively; and using digital tools to build a robust life sciences industry.

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