Over the last five years, cybercrime occurrences have escalated dramatically, taking hold of organizations
worldwide - affecting revenue, productivity, information security, and reputation. In 2017 Cost of
Cybercrime Study, the Ponemon Institute emphasizes that, on average, organizations have paid
$11.7 million USD...
Months after the New Jersey attorney general's office smacked a medical practice with a hefty penalty for a 2016 breach, the office has signed a $200,000 settlement with the group's business associate that was responsible for the incident and banned its owner from managing or owning a business in the state.
Georgia's Republican gubernatorial candidate has accused the state's Democratic Party of attempting to hack the state's voter registration database. The accusation, from Brian S. Kemp, is complicated by his also being the state's current secretary of state, supervising election infrastructure and security.
Want to better block business email compromise - CEO fraud - attacks outright, as well as be able to spot and respond more quickly to any BEC attacks that get through? Incident responder David Stubley details essential defenses all businesses should put in place now.
Australia's largest defense exporter says it hasn't responded to an extortion attempt after ship design schematics were stolen by a hacker. Austal says the material is neither sensitive nor classified.
An Iowa eye clinic and its affiliated surgery center recently recovered from a ransomware attack on their common systems within one day and without paying a ransom. This case offers important reminders to other healthcare entities and their vendors about advance planning.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features Kevin McDonald of the Mayo Clinic discussing how to secure connected medical devices. Plus, updates on the indictments of Chinese agents for hacking and the unveiling of the Financial Services Sector Cybersecurity Profile.
Radisson Hotel Group has suffered a data breach that resulted in the theft of data for its global loyalty program members. The company, which operates 1,400 hotels, says the breach touched data for "less than 10 percent" of all Radisson Rewards members, but it hasn't released a victim count.
The healthcare industry is now the second most targeted vertical in the world, however despite increased regulatory oversight, cyber threat awareness and security investments, breaches continue to happen. Personal health information (PHI) and electronic health records (EHR) are particularly sensitive as they are...
Private sector organizations in Canada must now report all serious data breaches to the country's privacy watchdog as a result of new provisions in Canada's PIPEDA privacy law. Violators face fines of up to $100,000 for every breach victim they fail to notify or breach they attempt to hide.
The Internet of Things (IoT) presents opportunities for everyone. Trouble is, that includes fraudsters. And when it comes to the insurance sector, that means big headaches.
Read this briefing and find out about the threats you need to watch out for, as well as how you can harness the potential that IoT offers.
Chatbots and Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms are transforming the way insurers interact with customers - taking the fuss and frustration out of policy admin and the claims process. But alongside these enticing headline benefits, bots can deliver a potential boon behind the scenes too - helping empower insurers...
New research has found that 74% of business customers think banks use machine learning and artificial intelligence to spot money laundering. In reality banks rely on human investigators to manually sift through alerts - a hard-to-believe fact selected only by 31% of respondents. This lack of automation and modern...
Implementing an end-to-end privileged access management solution should follow a defined process to
minimize costs and distractions, and speed results.
Throughout the process of selecting and deploying your privileged access management solution, keep in
mind these business requirements, as they will help you sell...