Credential stuffing attacks are driven by a tendency for people to use matching passwords between multiple online accounts. Despite the risk posed by this habit, it remains a common occurrence. In a survey of 3,000 people, Google found that just over a third of respondents used a different password for all their accounts, while just over half used the same password across multiple accounts and 13% used the same password for all their online accounts.
The NHS and Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) have still not learned lessons from previous IT programmes and risk repeating old mistakes, according to members of Parliament.
A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) report on digital transformation in the NHS said that although it’s been six years since the government announced its plans to deliver a “paperless NHS”, a target originally set for 2018, the NHS is a long way from realising its goals.
“We are far from convinced that the department and NHS bodies have learned the lessons from previous IT programmes. Without this, they risk repeating the