Yes, it’s those four words that are causing a little worry across businesses around the world – General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The new and updated rules come into force in May 2018 and organisations are still at varying levels of readiness.
The healthcare sector has certainly learned the effects of a Cyber breach the hard way, in particular with the WannaCry attack earlier this year which led to ransomware infecting NHS, and many other businesses, networks.
Professional indemnity (PI) insurance is a large overhead for businesses like medical and dental practices. With the rise of Cyber crime, is your practice adequately covered under your traditional policy?
To get the right Practice or Surgery Insurance, you need a broker with specialist skills and experience. At All Med Pro, we work closely with medical and dental professionals to get them the right level of cover, always ensuring the best customer service experience.
Not only have small and medium sized businesses become bigger targets for Cyber crime than larger corporations, the impact, particularly financially, is far more severe.
No longer is Cyber crime just an issue for large corporations with flaws in their IT security. These companies have already stepped up their Cyber protection, which leaves hackers to target smaller businesses and practices that hold customer data, but are often behind in their digital security.
From phishing attacks to funds transfer fraud, Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent, and more sophisticated.
Following on from the NHS WannaCry attack in mid-May 2017, the awareness of Cyber crime has been escalating, with business owners and individuals alike showing a keen interest in understanding how they can combat the risk of Cyber crime and prevent their organisation going through a similar breach of security.
The news over the past few days highlights the fact that Cyber crime is imminent, and also very relevant to the healthcare sector. Since Friday 12 May, 150 countries have been affected in one form or another, including over 60 NHS organisations in the UK. Microsoft have issued a warning that this is a wake-up…
Cyber security is no longer simply an IT problem, it is an all-round business issue that needs to be treated with the maximum importance. As risk advisers to the healthcare sector, we believe it is essential to provide you with information on how best you can protect yourself and your business from Cyber crime.