The U.S. and U.K. warned Monday that Russian hackers have compromised critical internet infrastructure with the aim of spying, extracting intellectual property and gaining footholds for future cyberattacks.
The high-profile breaches of Fortune 100 companies are the ones that get the headlines, but small and midsized businesses should not breathe any sighs of relief. They are very much still targets, says Austin Murphy of CrowdStrike. He offers cybersecurity advice to SMBs.
With the explosion of laptops, IoT, tablets, smartphones and other smart technologies, endpoints are the single largest group of devices inside your network today. Managing all of your assets and their software requires three foundational steps.
Five days after a ransomware outbreak crypto-locked city systems, Atlanta has advised its 8,000 employees that they can once again boot their PCs and printers. But information security experts warn that the city's infrastructure still appears to have easily exploitable misconfigurations.
Many medical devices, especially older ones, were not designed with cybersecurity in mind, so healthcare organizations need to take special precautions to reduce risks, says security expert Justine Bone, who describes effective strategies.
A recent alert from the Department of Homeland Security warning of vulnerabilities in certain medical imaging products from GE Healthcare is a reminder to other medical device makers and healthcare entities about the risks posed by hardcoded and default credentials.
Many banking institutions boast of being "digital first" and enabling "omnichannel banking." But are they fully aware of the new fraud risks they also are inviting? Kimberly Sutherland and Kimberly White of LexisNexis Risk Solutions discuss how to mitigate omnichannel fraud.
Attorney Steven Teppler, who recently wrote a report that addresses risks related to the internet of things, offers insights on risk management steps organizations in all sectors must take as IoT devices proliferate in the enterprise.
With advances in big data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and more, healthcare is primed to innovate. But do HIPAA, GDPR and other regulatory standards inhibit the ability to innovate? Scott Whyte of ClearDATA discusses healthcare's complex convergence of innovation and compliance.
A look at some of the United Kingdom's recent health data breach statistics shows some interesting similarities to the U.S., despite differences in the two countries' health systems and breach reporting practices.
A new report from a Veterans Affairs watchdog agency on a guest Wi-Fi network that was set up at a VA medical center without coordination with VA IT officials to ensure security spotlights the risks and challenges that many healthcare entities face with so called "shadow IT."