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star this property date less than 2017-06-21more like thismore than 2017-06-21
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property question text Her Majesty's Government, following the letter from Dame Fiona Caldicott and David Behan to the Secretary of State for Health, dated 6 July 2016, what specific action they have taken to identify vulnerabilities to cyberattack of healthcare systems. more like this
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Lord Birt more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-05more like thismore than 2017-07-05
star this property answer text <p>The National Data Guardian’s Review of Data Security, Consent and Opt-outs, and the Care Quality Commission’s “Safe data, safe care” review, both published 6 July 2016, set clear recommendations to improve data and cyber security resilience in health and care.</p><p>For the health and care sector, a significant programme of work is underway to mitigate data and cyber security risks, including:</p><p>- CareCERT, NHS Digital’s Computer Emergency Response Team, established in 2015 to support the National Health Service to be more cyber resilient and respond to incidents when they happen. Working closely with the National Cyber Security Centre, the CareCERT suite of support services includes monitoring and assessing threats at the national level, issuing alerts to the sector, and providing on-site support to help local health and care organisations identify and mitigate vulnerabilities.</p><p> </p><p>- NHS Standard Contract requirements, which came into force in April 2017, to implement National Data Guardian’s review recommendations and data security standards.</p><p> </p><p>- Work to ensure that trusts, clinical commission groups and commissioning support units have implemented critical CareCERT advisories, and updated their firewalls and their antivirus software.</p><p>The Government expects to respond to those reviews shortly.</p>
star this property answering member printed Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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less than 2017-07-05T14:29:23.2Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-05T14:29:23.2Z
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star this property label Biography information for Lord O'Shaughnessy more like this
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