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Sep, 2017

Internet of Things (IoT)

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I had a dream last night. The dream started with my mother-in-law approaching me and showing me a serious vulnerability she had found which involved the use of Google maps and Amazon Echo IoT devices. The vulnerability allowed her…

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Jul, 2017

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Passwords! The major frustration of all computer users within the organisation. Have you ever really considered how important your password really is? You probably think you may not have access to anything of any interest to anyone so it doesn’t really matter that you keep your latest password written on a post-it-note on the inside panel of your desk drawer or shared it with your PA. You might not have access…

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Mar, 2017

National Apprenticeship Week 2017

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Nayeem Uddin Apprentice Service Desk Analyst Time with LHIS: 5 months Studying for: IT Apprenticeship Scheme Level 3   [medicom_row color=" " title=" "][/medicom_row] Why you decided to apply for an apprenticeship? I felt that an apprenticeship benefited me…

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Mar, 2017

ISB1596 Secure Email Standard

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NHS Leicestershire Health Informatics Service (LHIS) are the first public body to receive the NHS Digital ISB1596 accreditation, allowing faster and secure communication between NHS organisations, local authorities and other secure government domains LHIS has become the first public sector organisation in the country to be able connect its own local email system to NHSmail2, allowing thousands of staff across different organisations to better communicate, and share crucial information more quickly and…

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Dec, 2016

LHIS Security Top Tips

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LHIS Security Top Tips Be very careful when clicking on email attachments or embedded web links – if it’s unexpected or suspicious DO NOT open the attachment or link – get advice or check out the website and/or attachment…

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IASME Accreditation

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CONGRATULATIONS TO THE LHIS IT ASSURANCE TEAM ON THEIR IASME ACCREDITATION! ONCE AGAIN WE HAVE ACHIEVED BOTH THEIR CYBER ESSENTIALS AND IASME GOVERNANCE CERTIFICATION FOR THE FORTHCOMING YEAR! Back in 2015, we were the first public organisation to achieve the Cyber Essentials accreditation, a real step forward in public sector IT Security, allowing us to compete with private sector organisations for high profile opportunities. Since then the team has grown their reputation year…

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FFT Friends and Family Test Multi Device

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Oct, 2016

Friends & Family Test (FFT ) Mobile App Solution

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  As part of our ongoing mobile application strategy we have launched our fully responsive Friends & Family Test (FFT) and Patient Experience Solution.     Our Patient Experience Solution is used by staff, patients and carers! We took…

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Sep, 2016

Mobile Apps: Case Study

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Fantastic Case Study from Commontime Healthcare on our work on mobile apps. Click on the image below or click here. This is an exciting growth area for us at LHIS and we are excited to see what is next for healthcare mobile apps! We also did an interview for the Commontime YouTube channel which can be seen here: Do you have an idea for an app? Contact the team today and…

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May, 2016

ISO/IEC 27001 – Information Security Management

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The ISO 27000 family of standards helps organizations keep information assets secure. Using this family of standards helps organisations manage the security of assets such as financial information, intellectual property, employee details or information entrusted to them by third parties. ISO/IEC 27001 is the best-known standard in the family providing requirements for an information security management system (ISMS). We are very pleased to announce that we have been formally awarded the ISO27001…

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