The FDA is proposing to pre-certify vendors of certain medical device software, including various mobile apps, allowing the companies to skip the agency's much more rigorous pre-market approval process for hardware-based medical devices.
The latest iteration of the NIST Cybersecurity Framework is designed to help bring those who aren't experts into the cybersecurity conversation, says Matthew Barrett of the National Institute of Standards and Technology. He outlines the expanded scope in version 1.1
What are the top cybersecurity threats and trends on security experts' radar? McAfee's Raj Samani and Steve Povolny discuss Olympic Destroyer malware, cryptocurrency mining, the Cambridge Analytica and Facebook scandal and more.
What two points do GDPR and other new regulations have in common? They put pressure on organizations to demonstrate strong security postures and mitigate third-party risk. Danny Rogers of Terbium Labs discusses how security leaders can respond.
Because network intrusions are inevitable, organizations need to improve detection to more quickly respond to attacks, says Carolyn Crandall of Attivo Networks. And deception technology can play a critical role, she says.
Two recent security incidents involving ransomware attacks on vendors serve as the latest reminders of the risks business associates pose to healthcare organizations. What steps should entities take to mitigate those risks?
Police have taken down Webstresser, a leading stresser/booter service tied to 4 million on-demand DDoS attacks, which could be used for as little as $15 per month. Six of the site's administrators have been arrested, as have some of the site's top users, authorities say.