Rockford Public Schools in Rockford, Illinois, was hit by Ryuk ransomware days after the school year started in September 2019. The attack encrypted more than 6 million files, wrecked applications and locked up servers. But the district kept classes running while mounting a mighty recovery effort.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," David Bruce of Broadcom discusses the competition and noise that marketers face today, why product builders and marketers should communicate about strategy, and how to describe your product in a way that lets customers know why it's important.
This ISMG Security Report analyzes the decline in the number of organizations hit by ransomware who choose to pay a ransom to the attackers. It also examines how to better protect digital identities in the healthcare sector and how security decision-makers can use metrics to achieve better outcomes.
New industry guidance provides a detailed road map to help healthcare sector entities respond to and recover from cyberattacks involving extended IT outages, say Lisa Bisterfeldt and Kirsten Nunez, who are members of the Health Sector Coordinating Council task force that developed the resource.
This ISMG Security Report analyzes the U.S. State Department's reward offer of up to $10 million for information about Russian military hackers implicated in NotPetya. It also examines how ransomware may evolve and the new cybersecurity draft guidance issued by the Food and Drug Administration.
As one of the architects of Israel's offensive Red Team intelligence unit and Incident Response Team, Reuven (Rubi) Aronashvili, CEO of Israeli cybersecurity company CYE, provides a highly informed view of current cyberwarfare in the Russia-Ukraine war, including how it differs from kinetic warfare.
The cost of a data breach is mighty. And for healthcare entities, the cost of a HIPAA violation also can prove costly. Greg Hoffman of Paubox shares five critical steps you might be overlooking to ensure emails remain HIPAA-compliant and tells how to take compliance responsibility out of human hands.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Prachee Kale - a pioneer of CyberEd.io's Think.Design.Cyber. - discusses the need for systems and design thinking in cybersecurity marketing, how to tell your marketing story, and how systems and design thinking can lead to creative solutions.
The Food and Drug Administration's decision to incorporate "quality systems regulations" into its new draft guidance for premarket medical device cybersecurity is an important development in the scope of the agency's expectations for manufacturers, says Dr. Suzanne Schwartz of the FDA.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Roger Sels, vice president, solution, EMEA at BlackBerry, discusses the global threat landscape one year after SolarWinds, including cyberthreats from Russia and China; the cyber impact of the Russia-Ukraine war; and the cyber call to action.
Recent security incidents involving third-party software, including Okta and Log4j, underscore the importance of healthcare entities taking steps to enhance their vendor risk management programs, says Chris Frenz, assistant vice president of IT security at Mount Sinai South Nassau.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes how the U.S. government is offering a reward of up to $5 million for information to help it disrupt the illicit flow of funds to North Korea. The report also examines approaches to enhance banks' cyber defenses and U.S. regulatory trends.
Lynn Peachey, the director of business development at Arete Incident Response, says that insurance companies have made "a pretty quick turnaround in terms of trying to respond to the ransomware epidemic." She discusses the changes they are making, which include leveraging data quantification.
New guidance provides healthcare entities and medical device makers a jump-start for negotiating critical cybersecurity issues pertaining to procurement contracts, says Jim Jacobson of device manufacturer Siemens Healthineers, co-chair of an industry group that developed the contract template.
New legislation mandating cyber incident reporting for critical infrastructure providers within 72 hours, and the reporting of ransom payments within 24 hours, is "groundbreaking," says former National Security Agency deputy commander Tim Kosiba, CEO of security firm bracket f.