Fraud in the interactive voice response channel was growing before the pandemic. Since? IVR fraud has become "a fraudsters' playground," says Mark Horne, CMO of Pindrop. He shares a new account-centric defensive solution.
Newly updated Food and Drug Administration guidelines will help experts to more accurately score and communicate the criticality of security vulnerabilities identified in medical devices, says Elad Luz, head of security research at CyberMDX.
The U.S. government has released additional details that it says further prove that an "Iranian group" sent a series of threatening emails to some Democratic voters in the weeks leading up to the 2020 elections, as part of a disinformation campaign designed to sow confusion.
Microsoft and the U.S. Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency are urging local government agencies to patch the Netlogon vulnerability known as Zerologon ahead of next Tuesday's presidential election to improve security. A "small number" of attacks exploiting the flaw are continuing, Microsoft says.
The data dump of citizens' election information following a ransomware attack against a county in Georgia is likely to raise concerns about the integrity of this year's vote, some security experts say.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report features a discussion with FBI Agent Elvis Chan on the cyber disruptions to expect immediately after the Nov. 3 U.S. election. Also featured: smart lock security flaws; cryptocurrency-funded crimes in 2021.
Citing the stretched health IT resources and heavy workloads healthcare organizations face as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal regulators are delaying compliance deadlines for information blocking and health IT interoperability regulations.
Hackers are threatening patients of a Finnish mental health provider with the public release of their sensitive data exposed in a 2018 data breach if they do not pay a ransom. The case highlights how data breaches can open the door to additional cybercrimes over an extended period.
As 2021 looms, the conversation is no longer about securing the remote workforce now. It's about how we will collaborate and form teams in the future - and the architectural shifts necessary to make it so. Matt De Vincentis of Palo Alto Networks shares his vision of the future of how we work.
COVID-19 infections are hitting new daily highs in the U.S., and some European countries are re-imposing restrictions. Plus, the flu season is just around the corner. "We're in a bad place," says pandemic expert Regina Phelps, who shares insights on pandemic trends and response.
The FBI and CISA warn U.S. hospitals about a fresh wave of Ryuk ransomware attacks that have recently targeted healthcare facilities across the country. Over the past week, several hospitals have publicly reported attacks, which appear to be financially motivated.
Not only have enterprises accelerated their shift to the cloud in 2020, but they have also leapfrogged into multi-cloud environments. With this transition comes the top challenge: Maintaining appropriate visibility. Joe Partlow of ReliaQuest discusses how to tackle this challenge.