Hundreds of pediatric healthcare providers in Massachusetts were still unable to access their electronic health record systems Thursday after a malware attack earlier this week on a large physician network affiliated with Boston Children's Hospital. What can others learn from the incident?
If third parties are accessing your network, whether you're using a VPN, a vendor-supplied support tool, or a Privileged Access Management (PAM) solution to manage network vendor access, the limitations of those tools leave you vulnerable to breaches. But, you can't manage risks that you don't know you have....
Israel's voter registration database - comprising close to 6.5 million people - was exposed to the internet because of an elementary coding flaw in an election application. It's unclear how long the exposure lasted or if bad actors accessed the data.
Canada's privacy commissioner is taking Facebook to court to try to force the social network to make specific changes to its privacy practices. The regulator has no power to issue fines or binding orders, meaning it must petition the federal court to force Facebook to make changes.
Iowa prosecutors have dropped all charges against two penetration testers who were contracted to test the electronic and physical security of three judicial facilities, only to be arrested for trespassing. The case highlights how a lack of communication before penetration tests can have serious consequences.
Apple previously scuttled plans to add end-to-end encryption to iCloud backups, Reuters reports, noting that such a move would have complicated law enforcement investigations. But the apparent olive branch hasn't caused the U.S. government to stop vilifying strong encryption and the technology giants that provide it.
Microsoft says it's prepping a patch to fix a memory corruption flaw in multiple versions of Internet Explorer that is being exploited by in-the-wild attackers, and it's issued mitigation guidance. Security firm Qihoo 360 says the zero-day flaw has been exploited by the DarkHotel APT gang.
Are ransomware shakedowns against healthcare entities taking an even uglier turn? In a recent attack against a Florida-based plastic surgery practice, hackers exfiltrated patients' medical records and threatened to leak them unless both the clinic and patients paid ransoms.
A cyberattack targeting one of the largest banks in the U.S. that stops the processing of payments likely would have a major ripple effect throughout the financial system, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
For the FinServ industry, change is the only constant. New regulations are popping up everyday, along with customer expectations, competition, security threats or just, technology.
The FinServ industry must re-imagine existing data analytics strategies to capitalize on product innovation, risk optimization, improved...
The Internet of Medical Things (IoMT) has disrupted the future strategy of healthcare organizations and market segments. Security breaches have become a major concern for providers, and with the increase in high-profile hacks and hospitals' growing dependence on IoMT devices, cybersecurity is of absolutely critical...
Healthcare is undergoing a massive transformation as it grows in size & complexity causing trends to emerge that have changed the landscape. These trends allow for a better patient experience & management of a patient's health and wellness but they also lend themselves to an ever-evolving attack surface.