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The ransomware nightmare that was WannaCry cost the NHS close to £100m when it ripped through vital computer systems like a digital plague last year.
According to Techradar, the Department of Health and Social Care has revealed that the attack cost in the region of £92,000,000. Here’s how that breaks down:
£500k on IT support during the attack £72m on IT support in the months following £19m from not having access to patient information in the week after the attack
Apparently that figure’s just an estimate, though, because finding the actual cost would itself cost too much – as would investing in proper cybersecurity. NHS Digital has brazenly announced that it will be ignoring its own CIO’s IT security recommendations because
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