The death of a baby born with complications during a 2019 ransomware attack on an Alabama hospital – one that left clinicians unable to access electronic health records and patient monitoring systems - is intensifying the spotlight on the potentially fatal consequences of such cyber incidents.
Four federal agencies have been awarded $311 million to bolster the U.S. government's cyber defenses and address IT modernization challenges, according to the interagency board of the Technology Modernization Fund, a federal funding source, which made the announcement Thursday.
Phishing, ransomware and unauthorized access remain the leading causes of personal data breaches as well as violations of data protection rules, Britain's privacy watchdog reports. The U.K. government has also been caught out by breaches and leaks involving military secrets and CCTV footage from a government building.
The Biden administration is hosting a White House meeting Wednesday with technology, banking, insurance and education executives to focus on cybersecurity and national security issues, such as protecting critical infrastructure from attacks and how to hire more security professionals to meet demand.
Amid a surge in new international data privacy laws and regulations, it is becoming increasingly challenging for organizations to stay compliant. The first step: data classification. In this webinar, a panel of experts will explain how integrating data classification with necessary data protection tools such as DLP,...
CyberEdge’s annual Cyberthreat Defense Report (CDR) plays a unique role in the IT security industry. Other surveys do a great
job of collecting statistics on cyberattacks and data breaches and exploring the techniques of cybercriminals and other bad
actors. Cyberedge's mission is to provide deep insight into the...
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With corporate America beginning to ask employees to come back to their offices in the fall, cybersecurity teams have the huge task of ensuring that the work environment is safe. This is particularly true of IoT devices, as many have been left unprotected for months.
With the RSA Conference virtual this year, ISMG replaced its two live on-site studios with a suite of home studios and produced a diverse group of interviews on timely topics with thought leaders who will be solving cybersecurity's most urgent problems.
Weeks after VMware issued patches to address vulnerabilities in its vSphere Client (HTML5), threat intelligence firm Bad Packets says threat actors are mass scanning for vSphere hosts vulnerable to remote code execution.
Ransomware attacks have evolved over the years as attackers have come out with new strategies for digital extortion, says Chris Novak, global director of the Threat Research Advisory Center at Verizon Business Group. He shares insight from the Verizon 2021 Data Breach Investigations Report.
Many organizations can often underestimate their level of cyber
risk or overestimate the strength of their security controls. When it
comes to cyber security, they cannot afford to make mistakes because the
cost of a data breach is incredibly high. For some organizations, the
impact of a breach can cause...
Few organizations have been placed under pressure as extreme over the past year as those working in healthcare. In many cases, this has been a catalyst for rapid digital transformation. Yet with healthcare organizations (HCOs) stretched to the limit, security gaps inevitably appear in systems that support life-saving...
An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. As we have shown, this old saying holds true for
healthcare organizations whether they are focusing on the well-being of patients or considering a
cloud migration. Before your organization embarks on a cloud migration, you should develop a “cloud