While everyone in healthcare across the UK and Northern Ireland is working tirelessly during this crisis there are others that want to take advantage of the pandemic via cyberspace, the online environment in which all of us now live and work.

Criminals will be targeting both you and the NHS – faking emails and phone calls, pretending to be from people and organisations you trust. Cyber Security – or Information Security – concerns everyone working in healthcare. Your own cyber security and that of the NHS are directly linked.

This is a short guide as to how you can protect both yourself and the NHS.