The FDA's new cybersecurity policy is a "watershed moment" for the industry, says Kevin Fu of Northeastern University. The agency will soon begin rejecting manufacturers' new medical device submissions that lack detailed cybersecurity measures, which will help ensure uniformity, he says.
New resources released Monday from a high-profile federal advisory group provide insights into the state of healthcare sector preparedness and best practices for dealing with evolving cyberthreats, according to Erik Decker, CISO of Intermountain Healthcare and co-chair of the task force.
Healthcare entities of all types and sizes could be the next targets of major cybersecurity attacks, said Nitin Natarajan, deputy director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency. Healthcare firms need to be vigilant against ransomware, DDoS and medical device breaches, he said.
The sheer volume of federal regulations in place makes it almost impossible for agencies to monitor and comply with all of them, much less understand the impact of new ones. Nick Graham of Skyhigh Security explores the many compliance challenges - and how to overcome them.
A 3-month-old federal law meant to future-proof federal computers from quantum computer decryption will have an effect on healthcare sector entities, too, says Mac McMillan, founder and CEO emeritus of privacy and security consulting firm CynergisTek.
In this podcast, Rodman Ramezanian, global cloud threat lead at Skyhigh Security, discusses why the risk of data breaches is so high, how security teams can protect data wherever it resides, and why security leaders should embrace a new mindset for data protection.
Healthcare entities and their vendors should be prepared to show evidence to regulators of how they've implemented "recognized security practices," or RSPs, says Robert Booker, chief strategy officer of HITRUST. "You've got to demonstrate that you align with a framework."
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Craig Box, vice president of open source and community at ARMO, discusses the complexity of using Kubernetes in a hybrid cloud environment, the need to understand "how these moving parts work together" and potential use of Kubernetes with 5G.
In this audiocast with Information Security Media Group, Joe Garber explains why a single authentication platform is the best way to gain a holistic view across information silos, enabling automation of key actions.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Patricia Muoio, a partner at SineWave Ventures, discusses the need for cyber resilience as security leaders face the inevitable stream of cybercrimes, how to achieve it through a zero trust approach, and how CISOs and the government can help.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Chris "Tito" Sestito discusses technology to protect neural networks and artificial intelligence and machine-learning models, and John Kindervag explains how such technology fits into the zero trust framework.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," David Derigiotis of insurtech Embroker discusses the complex world of cyber liability insurance, including the collapse of crypto exchange FTX, recent breaches, and improvements in the cyber insurance industry.
Legislation requiring vendors to design cybersecurity into their medical devices is a great first step to help healthcare entities, but organizations will still face major risks involving legacy medical gear for many years to come, says Daniel dos Santos, research leader at security firm Forescout.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Galit Lubetzky Sharon, CTO of Wing Security, discusses the challenge of securing SaaS applications, which are decentralized and ever-expanding. She describes how Wing Security manages app inventories and issues of compliance, remediation and privacy.