NHS Digital expands cyber security toolkit with new free services for trusts


NHS organisations will be offered free cyber security services from NHS Digital’s Data Security Centre through a new agreement with Accenture.

NHS Digital will provide hospital trusts and other NHS care providers with a range of new perimeter security services designed to decrease organisations’ vulnerability to cyber-attacks, including network intrusion detection and prevention capabilities, web content filtering and next-generation firewall.

The services will enable organisations to spot and respond more quickly to emerging security threats and will be offered free of charge to NHS trusts.

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Source: Digital Health