The White House, fearing China is spying on phone calls, has suggested that the U.S. government take a primary role in marshaling the development of secure 5G networks. But would nationalizing 5G networks make them more secure?
Federal regulator's recently issued draft for a "trusted exchange framework" aimed at propelling nationwide, secure, interoperable, query-based health data exchange is a complex proposal that requires careful analysis, says David Kibbe, M.D., CEO of DirectTrust.
Federal regulators have clarified that the use of texting to place orders, such as for medications or tests, on any platform - secure or not - is not allowed when treating Medicare and Medicaid patients. Security experts weigh in on key issues to consider when using texting for other purposes.
An assessment on whether North Korea is behind the WannaCry ransomware attacks leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, the co-author of NIST's revised Trustworthy Email special publication discusses changes in the guidance.
The healthcare industry (hospitals in particular) is one of the top industries targeted for cybercrime. Given the high value of a stolen healthcare record, motivated adversaries will continue to go where the money is.
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The HITRUST Cyber Threat Xchange played a role in making U.S. healthcare organizations aware of the worldwide WannaCry ransomware campaign early enough to help them thwart the threat, says HITRUST's Elie Nasrallah.
Email, which is too easily spoofed, phished or taken over, remains a leading cybersecurity risk. But finally, after years of pushing, the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting and Conformance standard, or DMARC is helping to bolster email security, says Phil Reitinger, CEO of the Global Cyber Alliance.
Adoption of the Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance - or DMARC - standard is very low in the healthcare sector, and broader use could greatly reduce phishing risks, according to a new study.
The global cybersecurity skills shortage is real, and it's deeply impacting organizations' abilities to implement and manage new technology tools. But worse, it's also affecting how organizations assess their adversaries.
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Careful cyber security incident response planning provides a formal, coordinated approach for responding to security incidents affecting information assets. This e-book provides easy-to-follow steps for crafting an incident response plan in the event of cyber security attacks.
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Your security team should proactively and regularly hunt for cyber threats in order to stay on top of the ever evolving cyber threat landscape. If you are a CISO, information security manager, or security analyst, this eBook is a practical guide to help you understand how to set up your own threat hunting...
The latest ISMG Security Reports leads with a top DHS cybersecurity leader, Jeanette Manfra, providing a case study on how information sharing helped mitigate the WannaCry attack in the U.S. Also, the SEC mulls toughening its cyber risk reporting requirements.
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Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos learned that Russia had thousands of pilfered emails containing "dirt" on Hillary Clinton three months before they appeared online, according to court documents.