A structured approach is used for ensuring the correct level of protection is in place to safeguard the integrity and availability of information systems and business data.
Our experienced and certified experts are on hand to provide advice and guidance on every aspect of IT security, whether you are looking to audit your systems to safeguard data or conduct penetration testing on a secure website.
Key features of our IT security service include:
As a security service, Informatics Merseyside is Cyber Essentials certified, with our infrastructure managed in accordance with ISO 27001 information security management standards demonstrating the robust security practices employed across our operations.
We have certified information security management (CISM) expertise within Informatics Merseyside, which demonstrates our knowledge and commitment to information security. In addition to our technical competence, this validates our understanding of the relationship between information security and the goals and objectives of those organisations we support.
Informatics Merseyside is Cyber Essentials certified for our adherence to nationally approved guidance and best practice regarding cyber security.
Cyber Essentials consists of an assessment of security measures to ensure that the necessary 5 key controls are in place as a basic level of protection. These controls include:
You can read more about this certification on the National Cyber Security Centre website.
NHS staff are being targeted with multiple variations of phishing emails which are pretending to deliver important coronavirus (COVID-19) updates and information.These fake phishing emails contain different types of cyber-attacks, which include:
NHS Informatics Merseyside has detected and blocked more than 45 different fake websites, emails and sender addresses, but it is known there are many more of these fake coronavirus phishing emails still in circulation. If you receive a suspicious looking email:
Remain vigilant at all times, do not open any suspicious links or attachments and report anything unusual to email@example.com or contact your IT Service Desk.
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Good cyber security is everyone’s responsibility, so do your bit to protect our patients and their data by following our top tips to be cyber savvy!
For further information, read our top tips to be cyber savvy!
For further information about IT security or to speak with an expert, please get in touch.