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.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Liran Paul Hason, co-founder and CEO of Aporia, discusses the current state of machine learning and artificial intelligence in cybersecurity and the most interesting and promising applications for these technologies right now.
A carefully honed zero trust approach can allow healthcare entities to reduce pushback from clinicians while still "raising barriers appropriately" to prevent security incidents, says Dr. Eric Liederman, director of medical informatics and national privacy and security leader at Kaiser Permanente.
Effective testing of incident response plans continues to be a major weakness for many healthcare sector entities, especially those facing ransomware and other disruptive incidents, says Van Steel, a partner at consultancy LBMC Information Security.
The planned merging of two health data exchange standards organizations - DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission - will help support healthcare sector efforts to advance secure health data exchange, says Scott Stuewe, CEO of DirectTrust.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Joe Weiss, managing partner at Applied Control Systems, offers suggestions for how to harden our OT networks today, including what CISOs need to know and how guidance from the federal government needs to change.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why it is always a bad idea for organizations to pay hackers for data deletion, practical steps organizations can and should take to avoid being at the heart of a data subject complaint, and the latest efforts to tackle the ransomware threat.
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.
A ransomware attack knocking out a medical center's imaging and lab equipment is an incident felt by an entire network of healthcare providers. Entities everywhere should plan for outages even when they don't directly experience an attack, say Aftin Ross of the FDA and Penny Chase of MITRE.
After years of digital transformation, cloud migration and deployment of hybrid workforces, enterprises have more endpoints than ever, which makes it important to take endpoint security to a whole new level. Pat Correia of Cisco Security shares five tips for choosing endpoint security.
Businesses should capitalize on AI, ML and robotic process automation to address every event rather than just ignoring the ones deemed unimportant by a SIEM. Palo Alto Networks founder and CTO Nir Zuk says AI can be used to probe security incidents in real time rather than waiting for a breach.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how investigators saw the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX as "one of the biggest financial frauds in American history," how CISOs can guard against their own liability, and major security and privacy shifts and the outlook for 2023.
Companies have transitioned since COVID-19 began from lifting and shifting their existing apps to the cloud to entirely rebuilding their applications in cloud-native form. Palo Alto President BJ Jenkins says companies need "shift left" security to get protection as they're coding and building apps.
When healthcare organizations come together through mergers or acquisitions, it is critical for the entities to carefully assess the cyber risk each poses, as well as its level of cyber maturity, says Jigar Kadakia, CISO and chief privacy officer at Boston-based Mass General Brigham.