The NHS is one of the biggest organisations in the world and is responsible for a staggeringly large number of confidential patient and employee records. It is therefore imperative that their security strategy is stringent and fit for purpose.
The NHS has frequently been in the news for the wrong reasons, including when a hard drive containing sensitive patient information somehow found its way onto eBay. Clearly, they are struggling to implement an effective information security policy on their own.
This whitepaper will attempt to determine whether, despite the inherent security risks associated with deploying third-party solutions to manage sensitive data, the NHS can really afford to continue with the same security policies they currently have.