What happens if organizations that must comply with GDPR have yet to achieve compliance, despite having had two years to do so before enforcement began? Don't panic, says cybersecurity expert Brian Honan, but do be pursuing a data privacy transparency and accountability action plan.
Leading the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report: Reports on the impact enforcement of the EU's General Data Protection Regulation, which began Friday, will have on the healthcare and banking sectors. Plus an assessment of GDPR compliance issues in Australia, which offer lessons to others worldwide.
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It's a complicated cybersecurity ecosystem for most organizations, which manage dozens of third-party relationships. Yet, they often rely on manual processes to manage their security risks. Sam Kassoumeh of SecurityScorecard discusses the value of automated security ratings.
CISOs increasingly are summoned to present to their Boards of Directors. But too often these presentations fail to frame the right topics with the right metrics, says Jacob Olcott of BitSight. He offers advice for maximizing the opportunity in front of the Board.
Vendor risk management is becoming more critical as companies rely more on partners who have access to payment card data and other sensitive information, says Ramon Lipparoni, IT integration manager at ComAir, a South African airline. One critical step, he says, is conducting impromptu vendor audits.
A recent alert from the Department of Homeland Security warning of vulnerabilities in certain medical imaging products from GE Healthcare is a reminder to other medical device makers and healthcare entities about the risks posed by hardcoded and default credentials.
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When working with cloud service providers, healthcare organizations must take responsibility for security practices rather than relying on the vendor, says Sonia Arista, a security consultant who formerly was CISO at Tufts Medical Center. She's a featured speaker at the HIMSS18 conference.
With the advent of technology in personal healthcare - internet connected glucose monitors, intravenous blood pressure monitoring, personal best friend emotional bots - a lot of highly sensitive data that's rampantly traversing the airwaves. The impact of this data getting in the wrong hands is just starting to be...
As cloud computing services evolve, the cloud opens up entirely new ways for potential attacks. Cloud systems and images have operating system and component vulnerabilities just like those in the enterprise. For example, Heartbleed, Shellshock and other major bugs can affect cloud systems, and there are new issues to...
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While once considered a "nice to have," Cyber Threat Intelligence (CTI) is now widely considered an essential weapon against breaches. A recent study by Enterprise Strategy Group (ESG) found that 72 percent of...
As a long-time security leader, Qualys CISO Mark Butler has watched the evolution of security tools and platforms. The best-of-breed approach still has value, but also has failed us, he says. How can automation and orchestration provide new business value?