The Food and Drug Administration on Thursday issued revamped draft guidance providing updated and detailed recommendations for how medical device makers should address cybersecurity risk in the premarket of their products, especially as the threat landscape continues to evolve.
Bipartisan legislation proposed in the U.S. Senate and House aims to strengthen healthcare sector infrastructure by requiring medical devices manufacturers to implement critical cybersecurity measures for the regulatory premarket approval process and life cycle of their products.
Access Health, Connecticut's health insurance exchange under the Affordable Care Act, experienced dozens of mostly small data breaches over about a 3 1/2-year period, and the vast majority involved one contractor, says an auditor report that recommends the exchange make improvements to data security.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at ISMG discuss important cybersecurity issues, including the lessons we can learn from Okta's breach fallout and subsequent response, how the first NFT rug pull of 2022 has amounted to over $1 million, and the much-anticipated return to in-person events.
Two serious remote-code-execution vulnerabilities have been discovered in VMware's widely used Spring, which is a platform for building online applications. With at least one of the vulnerabilities already being actively exploited, VMware urges immediate patching.
Globant, the Luxembourg-based software development company, on Thursday confirmed that an undisclosed actor - reportedly Lapsus$ - has illegally accessed the company's code repository, containing source code associated with some of its clients.
Sophos says it has provided a fix to a critical RCE bug known to be actively exploited primarily in South Asia. Sophos says no customer action is needed if the "Allow automatic installation of hotfixes" feature is enabled, but versions close to their end of life need manual configuration.
The White House is seeking fiscal 2023 budget increases for the Department of Health and Human Services, including a boost in funding for cybersecurity initiatives including medical device security and regulatory and enforcement efforts related to secure health data exchange.
Days after the recent Okta data breach, parts of a security report, allegedly created by Mandiant, were leaked, giving the breach timeline and how the threat group gained access to Okta's environment. Security experts, including an Okta customer, discuss the report, supply chain risks and redress.
A bipartisan Senate bill proposes closer collaboration between the Department of Health and Human Services and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, with a goal of strengthening cybersecurity in the health and public health sectors. But would that make a major difference?
The U.S. FCC's Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau voted unanimously to ban Kaspersky Lab, China Telecom (Americas) Corp., and China Mobile International USA Inc., saying they pose a national security threat. And bug bounty platform HackerOne also suspended Kaspersky.
Life comes at you fast, especially when you're a breached business such as Okta, which may have exposed customer data or otherwise put the businesses paying for your product at risk. Here's how after detecting the breach, Okta fumbled its response, and what others should learn from this experience.
Okta says it should have notified customers of a breach earlier and that Lapsus$ compromised a laptop belonging to Sitel, a third-party customer support firm, via remote desktop protocol, enabling it to infiltrate Okta's network. Cybersecurity experts discuss the impact of the breach and offer mitigation advice.
HubSpot announced it had been the victim of a data breach resulting in the leak of client information for around 30 companies. Cryptocurrency organizations made up the bulk of the potential victims, and those companies are advising account holders to be on the lookout for phishing and other scams.