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Cyber Security Month – Cyber security: Risk Management for Care Providers

Dementia Care
May 13, 2020

This article is shared by our Law Specialist partner, Royds Withy King

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This article is part of our cyber security awareness month, where we will provide you with the necessary tools to keep you and your colleagues safe online. There are 4 parts factsheets on how to create a secure password conduct video conference safely and more that are available to download for free. 

The use of technology within the care sector has grown significantly over the last few years as care providers embrace “smart” in the way they provide care. An increasing rate of technology usage means organisations need to prioritise cyber security to reduce risk.

The article shared by our partner, Royds Withy King, provides you with tips that you can put in place to protect your organisations, including

  • How to stay compliant with Data Protection Policies and GDPR 
  • Cyber security awareness training for staff 
  • Latest cyber security threats 
  • How to verify the identity of third parties 
  • Importance of your cyber-liability insurance 


More about Royds Withy KingRWK are a Top 100 Law Firm with a specialist Health and Social Care Team with 4 principal offices in Bath, London, Oxford and Swindon.

Royds Withy King specialise in providing expert, cost-effective advice to care providers, care home operators, dentists, pharmacists and GPs. Including but not limited to buying, selling and developing care businesses; employment law and HR issues; CQC registration and enforcement; fees and funding; development and construction, refinancing, safeguarding and inquests.