With hack attacks continuing against banks, SWIFT must follow in the footsteps of other vendors - notably Microsoft - and begin offering detailed, prescriptive security guidance to its users, says Doug Gourlay of Skyport Systems.
The Joint Commission, which accredits healthcare organizations, has reversed its long ban on physicians and other clinicians using text messaging to place orders related to patient care, citing technology advances that enable more secure communication. But users must comply with a list of requirements.
By a 28-0 vote, the House Judiciary Committee has approved legislation to require law enforcement to obtain a warrant before compelling third-party providers, including those offering cloud services, to surrender their customers' email and text content.
Email security is a growing worry, despite the fact that phishing attacks and spam have been around for decades, says Vidur Apparao, CTO of Agari. In this video interview, he explains why DMARC is gaining ground as a viable way to shore up email defenses.
Financial services firms and healthcare institutions have been at the forefront of adopting encrypted email, simply because so much vital and sensitive information today naturally flows via email, Dave Wagner, CEO of ZixCorp, says in this video interview.
Multiple hospitals from Hollywood to Germany have been hit recently by ransomware attacks. It's a reminder that no organization is immune to outbreaks of malware that's designed to forcibly encrypt all data stored on PCs and servers.
Warning: Too many voice over IP devices being used in enterprise environments have well-known default passwords or no security at all, thus leaving organizations at risk from covert surveillance and toll-fraud scammers, experts say.
Sutter Health's revelation that a former employee inappropriately sent patient information to a personal email account in violation of the organization's policy is yet another reminder of the privacy risks posed by email communication.
How might federal authorities approach a forensics examination of Hillary Clinton's email server? ISMG asked four experts for their insights. Their observations - shared in this audio report - might surprise you.
As a report surfaced that Chinese spies read the private emails of top Obama administration officials, the Pentagon revealed it had restored the unclassified email network used by the Joint Chiefs of Staff, brought down two weeks ago following a purported Russian breach.
In the past year, so-called business email compromise attacks, also known as "masquerading" and "executive impersonation," have emerged as one of the banking industry's greatest wire fraud worries. These schemes threaten to overshadow what the industry previously saw from commercial account takeover incidents.
Today's constantly evolving advanced malware and APTs can evade point-intime defenses to penetrate networks. Security professionals must evolve their strategy in lock-step to confront these advanced threats before, during and after attacks. NSS Labs recently cut through the noise surrounding advanced threats and the...