NHS: Cybercrime

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 20th May 2019.

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Photo of Matthew Pennycook Matthew Pennycook Shadow Minister (Exiting the European Union)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what recent assessment he has made of the level of vulnerability of NHS Microsoft operating systems to cyber attack.

Photo of Jackie Doyle-Price Jackie Doyle-Price The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

We are supporting National Health Service organisations to upgrade their existing Microsoft Windows operating systems, allowing them to reduce potential vulnerabilities and increase cyber resilience.

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