Healthcare organisations are an increasingly lucrative target for financially motivated cybercriminals. Throughout the pandemic, hospitals around the world have been hit with surging ransomware levels as highly organised groups use advanced persistent threat (APT)-style tactics to take lifesaving services offline. Elsewhere, patient and employee data remain highly sought-after. Cybersecurity professionals working in the industry warn that breaches could triple over the course of 2021.
Having seen the benefits that Trend Micro solutions could bring to the organisation, Nuffield Health subsequently invested in Trend Micro™ Deep Security™ Software for server protection and Trend Micro™ Deep Discovery™ Inspector for network-layer threat prevention. Nuffield Health noted the requirement for server security was for a product which could help to shield legacy systems from known and unknown threats, without impacting performance.