The AIIMS server remains inactive for the eighth day; Two suspended, more under scanner for breach of cybersecurity


For the eighth consecutive day, the server of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Delhi remained down and, according to the sources, after the suspension of two Delhi analysts, others are on the radar of a suspension for breach of cybersecurity.

According to the sources, “The disinfection process has started, there were 15 before, but now 25 out of 50 servers and more than 400 endpoints have been scanned. Antivirus download has also been started for future security. “.

On Tuesday, AIIMS also released a statement that e-Hospital data has been restored: “e-Hospital data has been restored to servers. The network is being sanitized before services can be restored The process takes some time due to the volume of data and large number of servers/computers for the hospital services Measures are taken for cybersecurity.

“All hospital departments, including outpatients, inpatients, laboratories, etc., continue to operate in manual mode,” he added.

“The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has also joined in the investigation. Computer Emergency Response Team India (CERT-IN), Delhi Police, Intelligence Bureau, Bureau Central Investigation (CBI) and Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) officials are already investigating the incident,” sources told ANI.

Internet services after recommendations from investigative agencies will remain blocked at AIIMS Delhi.

The Laboratory Information System (LIS) database and other dependent databases have been restored.

Previously, AIIMS also released a new set of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) which stated that admission, discharge and transfer of patients would be done manually in the hospital until the E-Hospital was completed. broken-down.

“Last SOPs which should be followed in manual mode till E-Hospital is down. Admission, Discharge and Transfer should be done manually at AIIMS, New Delhi. Withdrawal should be done manually “, said the hospital.

He further said that death or birth certificates must be drawn up manually on forms as per the instructions of the working committee.

“Only urgent samples should be sent and that too with completed forms. Only urgent inquiries should be sent with forms as instructed by the working committee,” he added.

The All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) in Delhi reported a server outage on November 23, officials said.


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