The Department of Homeland Security has yet again issued a warning about cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. These warnings have come after independent researchers, or the companies themselves, have reported the problems.
Some military health facilities haven't consistently implemented security controls, putting patient data at risk, according to a new watchdog agency report. But security experts say the weaknesses are quite common at civilian health facilities as well.
Payments are getting faster, and so is payments fraud. A robust fraud management strategy focusing on strong authentication, customer education and scalable responses can be instrumental in minimizing payment fraud risk.
Privacy regulations, user satisfaction concerns and the need to prevent data breaches are driving more organizations that must authenticate users to find "a better way of ensuring that people are who they are when they are accessing critical information," says Tony Smales, CEO of Forticode.
Despite the buzz about digital transformation, most enterprises remain overwhelmed by having to support and secure legacy technologies, says Mark Loveless of Duo Security. How can they simultaneously protect their legacy systems while securing their future?
How might blockchain improve digital identity proofing in the healthcare sector? The National Health Information Sharing and Analysis Center and security vendor Trusted Key are testing that out with a proof-of-concept application.
New PCI requirements that go into effect June 30 are pushing payment card acquirers, processors, gateways and service providers worldwide to implement more secure encryption protocols for transactions. But are they ready?
Can technology solve the problem of giving law enforcement access to all encrypted communications without additional risks to the public? Software legend Ray Ozzie says he has an idea. But it's unlikely to quell the debate over hard-to-break encryption.
Abbott Laboratories has issued software updates for certain implantable cardiac devices to address cybersecurity flaws and battery issues that pose potential safety risks to patients. The problems were also the subject of previous warnings by two federal agencies.
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.
In this in-depth interview, Daniel Cohen of RSA discusses how open banking, also known as banking as a service, will affect the fight against fraud and offers insights on the security steps banks should be taking.