Accenture Lands Major NHS Cybersecurity Contract


Accenture has won a major “perimeter security services” contract with NHS Digital to deploy tools from Palo Alto Networks and Imperva across the NHS.

NHS Digital will roll these out for “free” (centrally paid for and furnished) to NHS trusts. The tools include firewall, secure DNS and network intrusion solutions.

Widespread rollout will boost NHS Digital’s visibility of networks and endpoints across a sprawling and fragmented IT estate.

The contract comes amid a push by NHS Digital to get greater visibility over the NHS’s infrastructure in the wake of the Wannacry ransomware attack in May 2017, which hit 80

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