Hundreds of U.S. counties continue to work with pen and paper after a cyberattack on their digital records management vendor last week disrupted methods to view, add and edit government records. The attack slowed the processing of birth certificates, marriage licenses and real estate transactions.
In the latest update, four ISMG editors discuss important issues of 2022, including: CISO Marene Allison's unique career path; Ukrainian government cybersecurity official Victor Zhora on lessons learned from countering cyberattacks; and insights from CEO Nikesh Arora of Palo Alto Networks.
Phishing and other socially-engineered schemes are going to get bolder, the attack surface is only going to get bigger, and enterprises everywhere are going to have to focus more on building cyber resilience. These are among the New Year's predictions from Zoom's new CISO, Michael Adams.
Hospitals must not only prepare in advance for ransomware and other debilitating attacks on their organizations, but also for responding to the effect of cyber incidents at neighboring facilities, says Dr. Christian Dameff of the University of California San Diego.
Many healthcare organizations struggle to recover from ransomware attacks, putting clinical procedures and patient safety in jeopardy during the process, says Steve Cagle, CEO of privacy/consulting firm Clearwater. "They need to think about how the technology is supporting the business," he says.
Meta has reached a $725 million agreement to resolve a class action lawsuit filed over Facebook's user data-sharing practices, after data for 87 million Facebook profiles was transferred to political consultancy Cambridge Analytica in violation of the social network's policies.
As major cyber incidents involving vendors surge, healthcare entities must carefully and continuously scrutinize the security practices of their third-party vendors, says Kathy Hughes, CISO of Northwell Health.
An Oklahoma-based provider of administrative and technology services to healthcare organizations is notifying more than 271,000 individuals that their personal information may have been compromised in a hacking incident involving a third-party data storage vendor.
More than a quarter million Medicare beneficiaries will be issued new Medicare cards and identifiers following a ransomware attack on a government contractor compromising a range of sensitive personal and health information.
Medical providers are facing growing data security and privacy threats from their trusted partners - a wide array of business associates from medical records software firms to debt collection agencies. Learn why breaches are up 102% and what providers can do to defend against them.
Cyber risk quantification (CRQ) is the measure of an organization’s cyber risk expressed in monetary terms, like dollars. CRQ has many benefits, but few security professionals understand how to implement it.
Join Paul Kelly, former head of risk at HSBC, and Chris Griffith, chief product officer at Balbix, as they...
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the United States includes a scarcity of expertise in medical device security, says Bill Aerts, senior fellow and managing director of the University of Minnesota's recently launched Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity.
It has never been more vital to secure your supply chain, with governments also recognizing the urgency by increasingly calling for Software Bills of Materials (SBOMs) and the implementation of effective third-party security risk management (TPRSM) to stem the surge in ransomware and other cyberattacks.
Struggling to defend your organization against cyber attacks? Wondering how to prioritize limited resources?
A study by the Marsh McLennan Cyber Risk Analytics Center found that poor performance in many BitSight analytics is statistically significant and correlated with the likelihood of experiencing a...
ISACA's State of Digital Trust 2022 survey shows significant gaps between what enterprises are doing and what they should do to earn customer trust in digital ecosystems. While 98% of those surveyed say digital trust is important, only 12% have dedicated staff roles to digital trust.