Breaches in NHS IT revealed [Herald, The (Scotland)]
(Herald, The (Scotland) Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) NHS staff breached IT guidelines almost 500 times in the past three years, figures show.
A total of 481 breaches were recorded by health boards from 2010, according to data gathered by the Conservatives under Freedom of Information.
Incidents included sharing passwords, swearing in emails, inappropriate Facebook comments and staff installing banned software on computers.
The data shows at least 195 breaches were recorded last year, at least 170 in 2011 and 109 in 2010.
A Scottish Government spokeswoman said: "We have made significant investment and improvement in IT security and staff training over the last five years, and as a direct result more incidents or near misses are now being reported."
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