A public health department and a medical specialty practice are among the latest entities reporting major hacking incidents affecting tens of thousands of individuals' sensitive health information. Some experts say the breaches follow disturbing, evolving cyber trends.
The Department of Health and Human Services has an ambitious regulatory agenda in the months ahead and plans for strong enforcement of HIPAA violations, says Lisa Pino, director of the HHS Office for Civil Rights, in an exclusive interview. She also discusses evolving breach trends.
A Texas dental and orthodontic practice that boasts of being "the official dentist" of the National Basketball Association team the Dallas Mavericks is notifying more than 1 million individuals of a 2021 breach involving patient information being viewed and copied by attackers.
The pandemic has raised the ante significantly for the attack surface and the level of insider threats facing healthcare sector entities, according to Dave Bailey, vice president of security services, and attorney Andrew Mahler, vice president of privacy and compliance, of consultancy CynergisTek.
This report analyzes how sanctions levied against Russia and Belarus for the invasion of Ukraine are affecting security researchers in those countries who participate in bug bounty programs. It also examines lessons to be learned from data breaches and developments in passwordless authentication.
A Tennessee pediatric hospital is dealing with a cyber incident disrupting patient services, and a Missouri medical center and Colorado cardiology group have reported breaches linked to their recent security events. Experts say these are reminders of the threats facing healthcare sector entities.
As the Russia-Ukraine war continues, healthcare sector entities need to be prepared to deal with potential spillover cyber incidents, says Anahi Santiago, CISO of ChristianaCare, the largest healthcare delivery organization in the state of Delaware. She discusses current cyber challenges.
A proposed class action lawsuit against a Montana-based healthcare organization after a recent hacking incident affecting 214,000 individuals - the entity's second significant breach since 2019 - alleges, among other claims, that the entity was negligent when it failed to protect sensitive data.
Automotive technology/parts supplier Denso confirmed that it suffered a ransomware attack last week. Investigations are ongoing. The company has not disclosed the ransom demanded or the attacker's name, but dark web monitoring platform DarkTracer says it's the work of the Pandora ransomware group.
Video game developer Ubisoft has confirmed that a cybersecurity incident caused temporary disruption to some of its games, systems and services, and the ransomware gang Lapsus$, which was behind the breaches at Samsung and Nvidia, is implying that it may have been responsible.
After months of political infighting, a landmark cybersecurity provision requiring critical infrastructure providers to report security incidents and ransom payments has passed both chambers of Congress and now heads to President Joe Biden's desk. The mandate is part of an omnibus spending bill.
Ransomware gang Lapsus$ has leaked credentials of 71,000 Nvidia employees on a Telegram page, Information Security Media Group has found. The data was stolen in a breach, data breach notification service Have I Been Pwned confirms.
Amid escalating violence in Ukraine and sanctions meant to hobble Moscow, the Senate has passed a landmark cybersecurity package that bundles three substantial measures - mandatory incident reporting for critical infrastructure, an update to federal IT security strategy, and FedRAMP authorization.
Global Insurance broker Aon has disclosed to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the company suffered a cyber incident that affected a limited number of systems. The incident was discovered on Feb. 25, and there is no indication of a breach of any corporate or customer information.
Monongalia Health System, a West Virginia-based entity that reported a phishing breach in December, affecting nearly 399,000 individuals, this week reported a separate security incident that appears to have potentially involved ransomware. Are the incidents related?