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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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.
An in-depth look at the DMARC anti-spoofing system - which the U.S. Department of Homeland Security this past week said it will require federal agencies to adopt - leads the latest edition of the ISMG Security Report. Also, continuous monitoring of the insider threat.
A new directive from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security elevates federal agencies' email security to the DMARC standard that's widely adopted by commercial email providers, including Google, Yahoo and Microsoft.
The HITRUST Cyber Threat XChange (CTX) is sharing bi-directional indicators with the Department of Homeland Security. HITRUST's Cyber Lab, in partnership with Trend Micro, identified malicious indicators of compromise several weeks in advance of the WannaCry outbreak. CTX members were able to automatically receive...
Although there are many options for threat information sharing, there are not enough initiatives that are properly codified and defined so that enterprises can easily share relevant information with a business context in a structured and timely manner, says Avinash Prasad of Tata Communications.
Two Russian hackers, members of a group called "Shaltay-Boltai" - Humpty Dumpty in Russian - that stole and sold high-level Russian officials' emails, have been sentenced to serve three years in prison. The case against them may tie to a high-profile Russian treason investigation.