The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report analyzes why Meta has agreed to pay $725 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over users' personal data, how the median stock price dropped 40% among publicly traded security firms in 2022, and why an infrastructure change is needed in SOCs.
Authorized payment scams are on the rise, and banking regulators are putting pressure on financial institutions to do more to protect customers. The biggest challenge is that the customers are driving the process, says Bradley Haacke, vice president and financial crimes director at Fifth Third Bank.
The $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill signed into law last week by President Joe Biden contains new cybersecurity requirements for medical devices that make it a game changer for strengthening security within the healthcare ecosystem, says Dr. Suzanne Schwartz of the FDA.
Hospitals must not only prepare in advance for ransomware and other debilitating attacks on their organizations, but also for responding to the effect of cyber incidents at neighboring facilities, says Dr. Christian Dameff of the University of California San Diego.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged, Stan Golubchik, founder and CEO of ContraForce, discusses the company's mission, beginnings and plans for expansion. Golubchik says ContraForce answers the "need for a stronger generalist workforce for cybersecurity."
Many healthcare organizations struggle to recover from ransomware attacks, putting clinical procedures and patient safety in jeopardy during the process, says Steve Cagle, CEO of privacy/consulting firm Clearwater. "They need to think about how the technology is supporting the business," he says.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Liran Paul Hason, co-founder and CEO of Aporia, discusses the current state of machine learning and artificial intelligence in cybersecurity and the most interesting and promising applications for these technologies right now.
A carefully honed zero trust approach can allow healthcare entities to reduce pushback from clinicians while still "raising barriers appropriately" to prevent security incidents, says Dr. Eric Liederman, director of medical informatics and national privacy and security leader at Kaiser Permanente.
Effective testing of incident response plans continues to be a major weakness for many healthcare sector entities, especially those facing ransomware and other disruptive incidents, says Van Steel, a partner at consultancy LBMC Information Security.
The planned merging of two health data exchange standards organizations - DirectTrust and the Electronic Healthcare Network Accreditation Commission - will help support healthcare sector efforts to advance secure health data exchange, says Scott Stuewe, CEO of DirectTrust.
In this episode of "Cybersecurity Unplugged," Joe Weiss, managing partner at Applied Control Systems, offers suggestions for how to harden our OT networks today, including what CISOs need to know and how guidance from the federal government needs to change.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why it is always a bad idea for organizations to pay hackers for data deletion, practical steps organizations can and should take to avoid being at the heart of a data subject complaint, and the latest efforts to tackle the ransomware threat.
As major cyber incidents involving vendors surge, healthcare entities must carefully and continuously scrutinize the security practices of their third-party vendors, says Kathy Hughes, CISO of Northwell Health.
A ransomware attack knocking out a medical center's imaging and lab equipment is an incident felt by an entire network of healthcare providers. Entities everywhere should plan for outages even when they don't directly experience an attack, say Aftin Ross of the FDA and Penny Chase of MITRE.