COVID-19 infections are hitting new daily highs in the U.S., and some European countries are re-imposing restrictions. Plus, the flu season is just around the corner. "We're in a bad place," says pandemic expert Regina Phelps, who shares insights on pandemic trends and response.
The imperative for CISOs during the COVID-19 pandemic is to do more with less. While disruptive attacks - as well as privacy concerns - keep rising, budgets are down. As organizations rapidly adopt new technologies, however, EY's Kris Lovejoy says CISOs must seize the opportunity to streamline.
In the rush to respond to the COVID-19 crisis - including the rapid-pace development of a vaccine and treatments - cybersecurity considerations are being neglected, creating additional risks, says Kelvin Coleman, executive director of the National Cyber Security Alliance.
How fast is your IT? You need speed and adaptability to adjust as big changes in the global economy and our daily lives keep coming. Are you prepared for what's next? What are IT organizations saying about it all?
This spring, 2,200 IT professionals and senior IT leaders participated in a survey and shared:
A former vice president of a personal protective equipment packaging firm has been sentenced to prison and ordered to pay restitution for sabotaging the company's electronic shipping records during the COVID-19 pandemic - causing delays in deliveries - after he was terminated from his job.
In some respects, government agencies enter the cybersecurity arena with one hand
already tied behind their backs. It's accepted: They are under great public scrutiny in terms
of their financial spending. They are challenged to recruit and retain qualified staff. And yet
they are still a favored target of...
Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in India that's testing a COVID-19 vaccine, says it isolated its data center services Thursday following what it calls a "detected cyberattack."
A critical infrastructure company wanted to manage their cybersecurity in a holistic way. As an organization with both information technology and multiple operational technology functions, they were missing a centralized dashboard and support system for cybersecurity management and improvement.
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It's not news that the digital economy is changing all the rules for IT, which has to deliver the infrastructure and apps that business stakeholders demand. And they have to do it fast without compromising security. That's why it so important to have a modern data center.
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The distributed workforce, combined with the need to modernize and improve operational efficiency, has reframed digital transformation priorities and introduced new areas of risk to today's enterprise. In light of ongoing macroeconomic demands, the CISO is facing increasing pressure to deliver value.
Yes, a CISO must be technologist and a business risk leader. But more than ever, a CISO also must be a bit of a counselor, says Mark Eggleston, chief information security and privacy officer of Health Partners Plans, who puts mental health support atop his own list of key responsibilities.
Many healthcare organizations have under-resourced security teams, putting them at higher risk for cyber incidents during the COVID-19 pandemic that could result in patient harm, warns cybersecurity expert Joshua Corman.
Ransomware attacks remain the top cyber-enabled threat seen by law enforcement. But phishing, business email compromises and other types of fraud - many now using a COVID-19 theme - also loom large, Europol warns in its latest Internet Organized Crime Threat Assessment.
As organizations increase their dependency on third-party vendors, it is more critical than ever for firms to understand how they can improve the overall effectiveness of their third-party risk (TPR) management programs.
Recently, RiskRecon and the Cyentia Institute surveyed over 150 organizations to understand the...