Sectra’s medical IT operation receives national computer security certification in the UK
Linköping, Sweden – August 21, 2018 – International medical imaging IT and cybersecurity company Sectra (STO: SECT B) has received “Cyber Essentials” certification for complying with cybersecurity requirements for national procurements in the UK.
“Our combination of business operations within medical IT and information security is unique. Cybersecurity is where our roots are, as Sectra once started as a secure communications company. The “Cyber Essentials” certification, in combination with our ISO certificate for information security management systems, demonstrates that we have robust information security and cybersecurity policies and processes in place across the business,” says Jane Rendall, Managing Director of Sectra Ltd.
The “Cyber Essentials Scheme” is part of the UK government’s work to further reduce the level of cybersecurity risk and is carried out by the National Cyber Security Centre. The scheme identifies fundamental technical security controls that organizations providing certain technical products and services or handling sensitive and personal data should have in place when entering government contracts.
For further information, please contact:
Dr. Torbjörn Kronander, CEO and President Sectra AB, +46 (0)705 23 52 27
Marie Ekström Trägårdh, Executive Vice President Sectra AB and President Sectra Imaging IT Solutions, +46 (0)708 23 56 10
Sectra assists hospitals throughout the world to enhance the efficiency of care, and authorities and defense forces in Europe to protect society’s most sensitive information. Thereby, Sectra contributes to a healthier and safer society. The company was founded in 1978, has its head office in Linköping, Sweden, with direct sales in 19 countries, and operates through partners worldwide. Sales in the 2017/2018 fiscal year totaled SEK 1,267 million. The Sectra share is quoted on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. For more information, visit www.sectra.com
In the medical market, Sectra develops and sells IT solutions for the management and communication of all types of medical images—primarily in radiology, mammography, pathology, cardiology and orthopaedics, as well as other departments where medical images are used. Sectra has a strategic focus on making cancer care more efficient. More than 1,800 hospitals, clinics and imaging centers worldwide use Sectra’s systems daily. This makes Sectra one of the world’s leading providers of IT solutions for managing medical images and patient information. The company commands a market-leading position in Sweden, Norway, the Netherlands and Portugal, holds a prominent position in the UK and is growing in the US. Sectra has delivered some of the largest installations of medical IT systems worldwide and its systems have been installed in North America, Scandinavia and most major countries in Europe and the Far East.