As of Dec. 13, the U.K. is facing a "tidal wave" of infections from the COVID-19 Omicron variant, and case numbers are rising in North America as well. What do health experts know so far about the spread and severity of Omicron infections? Pandemic expert Regina Phelps shares insights.
COVID-19 has been a game changer - not just in how government agencies deliver services, but in how fraudsters try sneaking illegal access to them. Ryan Schaller, senior CIAM developer specialist at Okta, discusses these new faces of fraud and what state and local governments can do to combat them.
No question, the COVID-19 pandemic has been devastating for healthcare professionals. But it also has brought new opportunities for IT and security leaders to exercise unprecedented influence on healthcare enablement. Anahi Santiago, CISO of ChristianaCare, discusses this enormous responsibility.
Hellman Worldwide Logistics, one of the world's biggest logistics and shipping firms, is warning that its operations remain disrupted following an online attack of unspecified nature. The attack comes amid a busy season for e-commerce and shipping, with supply lines already stretched thin, experts say.
Digital transformation has not been lost on higher education. But IAM approaches are often homegrown and antiquated. CIAM offers a new approach that can streamline and optimize the student digital experiences, says Okta's Ryan Schaller.
Learn how the latest advances in privileged user monitoring can close windows of opportunity for attackers and keep business-critical data safe from credential theft, lateral attack movement, ransomware, and other threats.
Pfizer has sued a former employee, alleging she uploaded to her personal devices and accounts thousands of files containing confidential information and trade secrets pertaining to the company's vaccines and medications, including its COVID-19 vaccine, to potentially provide to her new employer.
Criminals have been selling fake vaccine certificates online, claiming to be able to fool systems designed to verify the certificates' validity, researchers warn. Authorities, meanwhile, warn that fraudsters continue to target all things COVID-19, including selling scam vaccine passports.
The annual IRISSCOM cybercrime conference in Dublin aims to give attendees "an overview of the current cyberthreats facing businesses in Ireland and throughout the world" and how to best defend themselves, organizers say. Here are visual highlights from the conference's latest edition.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of how organizations can reduce risk especially over holidays and weekends, when attackers are most likely to strike. Also featured: Highlights from Ireland's IRISSCON 2021 cybercrime conference; what's ahead for COVID-19 and the workplace?
Could the internet of things be made more secure? A draft law in Britain would impose stronger cybersecurity regulations for manufacturers, importers and distributors of smartphones, TVs, toys and other "connected" digital devices, backed by the threat of fines of up to $13 million for noncompliance.
The findings from a penetration test can help you identify risks and gaps in your security controls. Charles Gillman offers tips to maximize the value of your next pen test and, in the process, deliver better results.