Operating divisions of the Department of Health and Human Services need to shore up security controls - including access controls and software patching - to more effectively detect and prevent cyberattacks, according to a new federal watchdog report.
Facebook's data deals continue to be probed. A criminal investigation of Facebook by federal prosecutors in New York has resulted in records being subpoenaed "from at least two prominent makers of smartphones and other devices," the New York Times reports.
A closely held type of point-of-sale malware, DMSniff, is spreading further while another, GlitchPOS, has also emerged. Despite a surfeit of stolen payment card details on the black market, efforts to steal more continue, highlighting the continuing challenges around card security.
As organizations take on more ambitious digital transformation initiatives, their digital risk grows to new levels that require heightened management. RSA President Rohit Ghai explains the need for digital risk management.
Emily Heath is two years into her tenure as CISO at United Airlines. One of her key initiatives is to grow the company's security organization in a manner that emphasizes diversity, inclusion and skills.
Given the unsustainability of the status quo, it's a question worth considering.
Technology constantly advances. Businesses now leverage the cloud, mobility, AI, IoT, and blockchain
in ways that were once unthinkable. So no one can credibly claim that the same technologies they used
to empower their business a few...
A ransomware attack last fall on a company that provides billing and other business services to health plans and hospitals resulted in a breach affecting more than 600,000 individuals, according to Michigan state officials. But what makes breach determination in ransomware attacks so difficult?
Patch or perish, March edition: Microsoft releases fixes for 65 new vulnerabilities, including two that are being exploited in the wild. Also, Adobe issues updates for Photoshop and Digital Editions following a critical fix for a ColdFusion flaw that was being exploited in the wild.
As security and business leaders find a new common language in the discussion of business risk, enterprises need to revisit how they assess, measure and communicate cyber risk, says Kevin Flynn of Tenable.
If you had to guess what day of the week a hacker will hit your organization, the answer might seem obvious: Hackers prefer to strike on Saturday. And a review by Redscan of cybersecurity incidents reported to Britain's privacy regulator before GDPR took effect confirms it.
Officials in Jackson County, Georgia, along with the FBI are investigating a ransomware attack that crippled IT systems over a two-week period and reportedly led local officials to pay a bitcoin ransom worth $400,000 to restore systems and infrastructure.