The Food and Drug Administration has issued a new best practices document for healthcare industry stakeholders and government agencies to use when communicating medical device vulnerabilities to patients and caregivers.
Hypervisors under fire: BlackMatter, HelloKitty and REvil are among the ransomware groups targeting instances of VMware's ESXi. In one case investigated by security firm Sophos, after first accessing a TeamViewer account, attackers left an organization's ESXi environment crypto-locked just three hours later.
Today’s email threats are wide-ranging and ever-evolving. Organisations are moving to the cloud. And IT and security teams are being tasked with supporting an increasingly remote and distributed workforce. Are your email defences keeping up with these changes? Download our e-book to learn why organisations are...
Two Indiana hospitals say their IT systems are disabled as they recover from cyberattacks suffered last week. Both hospitals in recent weeks have had to divert patients or postpone elective procedures as COVID-19 cases surged in the state. So what's the impact of the attacks on patient care?
Email is a central feature of modern business. It’s also the source of more than 90%
of malware attacks, and a deluge of other threats such as phishing, business email
compromise (BEC), and more. Securing it is essential to keeping your organisation safe.
So where does Broadcom’s new focus leave you?
The death of a baby born with complications during a 2019 ransomware attack on an Alabama hospital – one that left clinicians unable to access electronic health records and patient monitoring systems - is intensifying the spotlight on the potentially fatal consequences of such cyber incidents.
Four federal agencies have been awarded $311 million to bolster the U.S. government's cyber defenses and address IT modernization challenges, according to the interagency board of the Technology Modernization Fund, a federal funding source, which made the announcement Thursday.
In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity issues, including why enterprises need a multilayered approach to securing identity, how fraud will evolve in 2022 and the need to secure backdoors to prevent ransomware attacks.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features an analysis of how a cryptocurrency exchange bug has revealed North Korean monero laundering. Also featured are cyber insurance trends and cybercrime innovation.
Infrastructure and ops teams can use unified endpoint management (UEM) to better manage employee devices and applications, resulting in improved employee experience (EX), customer trust, and business agility. But to access these benefits, you’ll first have to select from a diverse set of vendors that vary by size,...
The Hype Cycle for Endpoint Security tracks the innovations that aid security leaders in protecting their enterprise endpoints from attacks and breaches. The technologies and practices in this space are being shaped by two trends: the continued growth in increased complexity of endpoint attacks, and the sudden surge...
The hybrid workforce has broadened the attack surface and cybercrime is becoming more sophisticated. Evidence of this is easy to find with a quick look at the latest news articles recounting the stories of government and private company networks falling prey to ransomware. And the threats are only becoming bolder. ...
A Philadelphia-based mental health services provider has begun to notify tens of thousands of individuals that their health and personal information was potentially viewed or stolen by hackers in a data security incident discovered more than six months ago.
In a bid to address security risks associated with the use of virtual private network solutions, the National Security Agency and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency on Tuesday offered government leaders guidance on selecting remote access VPNs and strengthening their security.
Hacking incidents - especially those involving ransomware attacks and vendors - continue to rack up some of the largest victim counts in major health data breaches being reported to federal regulators in 2021. Will the trend continue?