Health and social care organisations can now access the company’s expertise to improve and protect critical IT infrastructure. 

The company’s vulnerability management services can be procured through Lot 1,  Cyber Security Services 3 DPS Crown Commercial Service (CCS) framework.

The Vulnerability Management Service supports healthcare organisations to detect and assess vulnerabilities on their network and provides resource to plan and manage the roll out of patches. The service has been designed to support the unique operations of healthcare services, which typically operate 24/7 to provide services to patients, and have complex IT environments that includes sensitive medical devices.

Cloud21 director of technical services Mark Bishop said, ‘The frequency of cyber attacks is increasing at an alarming rate and as our health and care services increase their digital maturity they become more vulnerable to these attacks.

‘In a resource scarce environment, health and care IT teams will benefit from a framework that enables them to quickly and easily identify services and technology that can help to improve their security maturity.’

Cloud21 provides is a suite of services that reduce the strain on IT teams by implementing and managing robust vulnerability management processes that enable a more proactive approach to security. Vulnerabilities are constantly assessed, prioritised and remediated and our team is available 24/7 to monitor.

Crown Commercial Service supports the public sector to achieve maximum commercial value when procuring common goods and services. In 2019/20, CCS helped the public sector to achieve commercial benefits worth over £1bn – supporting world-class public services that offer best value for taxpayers.