London ambulance service CASE STUDY
The London Ambulance Service identified that insufficient attention had been paid to their information security and it was deemed that a cyber-attack may prevent The Trust from operating effectively.
Numerous improvements were required and needed to be implemented in an extremely short timeframe. A number of gaps in security infrastructure controls were identified, in addition to issues relating to restrictive services that were not aligned to the Trust’s emerging strategy.
Cognita carried out initial scoping for The London Ambulance Service and
We have introduced Security gates into projects to provide assurance and reassurance to the board that IT solutions delivered are robust and secure, through the concept of security by design and the testing of solutions prior to release.
The Trust has now achieved the Cyber Essentials accreditation; a baseline which it will look to improve on. Cognita will facilitate this improvement by delivering a new Security Infrastructure for the Cyber Programme. The programme will involve the development of a range of technical cyber management tools.
“The Cognita InfoSec managed service at LAS NHS has provided valuable and significant contributions to our InfoSec capabilities. In a short
– InfoSec SME