Declaring that threats to the United States' power grid are a national emergency, President Donald Trump is taking steps designed to help defend the grid from foreign interference by focusing on the supply chain.
Digital transformation is driving utilization of third parties, which can introduce significant risk to your organization. In fact, over 60% of breaches today are linked to a third-party. With this stat in mind, it's no wonder that a multitude of potential third-party cyber risk management (TPCRM) solutions have been...
Australia's pandemic contact-tracing app may be released by the end of the month. The app will collect names and phone numbers, enabling health authorities to contact those who've been exposed to people who have been infected with COVID-19.
Alongside the sad and vast expense of legitimate claims, it is an unfortunate fact that in times of economic hardship, people have a history of taking any opportunity to exploit financial institutions for ill-gotten gain.
It's crucial for companies to assess and monitor the security of their vendors, suppliers and business partners.
Companies must carefully check their vendors' cyber posture, and the initial vetting of any third party typically begins with a comprehensive security questionnaire. But these can be a headache, because...
Organizations can no longer simply hire vendors without proof of a strong cyber posture, and a comprehensive questionnaire can demonstrate that vendors' internal security policies are up to par.
Yet not all questionnaires are the same. The benefits of automated questionnaires can vary, depending on the...
The process of onboarding vendors has become complicated because of concerns about cybersecurity. To prevent data breaches caused by a third party vendor, security professionals demand that vendors demonstrate and maintain a strong cyber posture.
Effectively checking vendors' cyber posture can be extremely...
We typically think of supply chain attacks as stealthy attacks on hardware components, such as malware on laptops and network devices. But this particular supply chain attack was an attack on a service provider.
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As healthcare organizations navigate the COVID-19 crisis, they should take critical steps to improve their security posture and third-party security risk governance, says consultant Brenda Ferraro, the former CISO at Meritain Health, an Aetna subsidiary.
The stuck-at-home chronicles have fast become surreal, as remote workers face down a killer virus on the one hand and the flattening of their work and personal lives on the other. To help, many have rushed to adopt Zoom. And for many use cases - hint: not national security - it is a perfectly fine option.
Organisations need to think carefully about a future that relies on getting by with existing resources versus outsourcing some or all of their security operations to a trusted advisor. There's never been a more important time to make that decision.
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At its core, cybersecurity is about applying scarce resources to the highest risk. And nothing quite puts that tenet to the test like the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim Routh, CISO of MassMutual, discusses the challenges of managing a remote workforce and third-party relationships during this crisis.
An emerging technology, Vvendor Privileged Access Management (VPAM) can provide both operational efficiencies and increased security in your projected ROI analysis. And that is a rare combination in InfoSec these days.
As automobile manufacturers and others rush to shift to production of ventilators and other medical equipment and supplies to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic, they must take steps to ensure security, privacy and safety risks are addressed, says technology attorney Steven Teppler.