Posts Tagged ‘NHS’

COVID support force aiding public services

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The Defence Secretary Ben Wallace recently announced new measures to enable armed forces personnel to support public services in response to the coronavirus outbreak. The COVID Support Force is currently supporting the public services to respond to the outbreak with the following activity. As of March 23, there are 250 personnel deployed to assist civil…

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IPCCTV provides healthy solution for NHS Trust’s security needs

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Intensive but not intrusive – that sums up the requirement for an IPCCTV system to serve a community hospital and seven minor injury units (MIUs) in a south of England NHS Foundation Trust. Secom plc won the competitive tender for the tightly specified project. Mal Fairless of Secom’s Major Projects Team, says the Trust wanted…

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‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on international government infrastructure and organisations a wake-up call

'NotPetya' and 'WannaCry' cyberattacks on international government infrastructure and organisations a wake-up call

Following the ‘NotPetya’ and ‘WannaCry’ cyberattacks on the UK’s National Health Service, as well as the recent hacking of thousands of UK parliamentary email accounts, Security News Desk Sub Editor, Francesca Seden shines a spotlight on the growing cyber threats to global critical infrastructure from terrorists and hackers and explores how further attacks might be mitigated in the future.

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WiseNetIII cameras help create safe environment

Samsung Techwin WiseNetIII cameras help create safe environment at mental health units Creating a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors is a constant challenge throughout the NHS and particularly so within mental health facilities. With this in mind, 19 mental health units located throughout the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust estate have been…

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