Half of NHS trusts only scan applications for vulnerabilities once a year - if that

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Half of NHS trusts only scan applications for vulnerabilities once a year – if that
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Half of NHS trusts only scan applications for vulnerabilities once a year – if that

Just 12 per cent of the NHS trusts surveyed scan web application perimeters daily

NHS trusts are failing on IT security, with 45 per cent scanning their applications for vulnerabilities just once a year, and only eight per cent making a systematic effort and scanning every day. ...

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