IT Governance exhibits and speaks at the Healthcare Cybersecurity Conference

The Healthcare Cybersecurity Conference goals to carry collectively professionals chargeable for data safety and knowledge safety inside their organisations, and educate and present steerage on the right way to strengthen NHS and social care organisations in opposition to the repeatedly evolving cyber threats and defend affected person knowledge.

Alan Calder, the founder and government chairman of IT Governance, mentioned: “In 2017, the NHS and social care organisations have been the primary goal for cyber criminals, which led to crippling prices and devastating operational influence. The NHS and organisations offering important companies to the wider public want to make sure they’re implementing the processes, procedures and techniques to forestall cyber assaults and reply accordingly.

“With the GDPR coming into effect in less than five months and imposing fines of up to 4% of annual turnover or €20 million – whichever is greater – organisations can no longer afford to ignore cyber security. Attacks such as WannaCry and NotPetya had a devastating impact, and although some organisations have now prepared themselves to respond accordingly to such threats, cyber criminals are always developing new tactics. Organisations should focus not only on implementing appropriate security measures, but also on ongoing staff awareness to ensure that the risk of a data breaches resulted from human error is minimised and employees are aware of the threats.”

IT Governance director Steve Watkins will probably be talking at the occasion from 15:20 on “Implementing a cyber resilient strategy and sustaining compliance with the GDPR and NIS Directive”, offering an outline of the present cyber safety panorama, cyber threats, compliance requirements and laws, in addition to best-practice recommendation to attain compliance with the GDPR and NIS Directive.

The occasion takes place on 23 January 2017 at Liverpool Football Club and tickets are free for these eager about attending. Tickets can be found on the event registration page. Delegates attending are inspired to talk with IT Governance’s cyber safety and GDPR specialists.

The NHS and organisations eager about bettering their cyber safety practices can make the most of IT Governance’s certified training courses, security testing services, books, toolkits, software and consultancy services.

For extra details about IT Governance’s exhibit at the Healthcare Cybersecurity Conference, please go to the website, e mail or name +44 (zero) 333 800 7000.

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