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.
After years of digital transformation, cloud migration and deployment of hybrid workforces, enterprises have more endpoints than ever, which makes it important to take endpoint security to a whole new level. Pat Correia of Cisco Security shares five tips for choosing endpoint security.
Businesses should capitalize on AI, ML and robotic process automation to address every event rather than just ignoring the ones deemed unimportant by a SIEM. Palo Alto Networks founder and CTO Nir Zuk says AI can be used to probe security incidents in real time rather than waiting for a breach.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how investigators saw the collapse of cryptocurrency exchange FTX as "one of the biggest financial frauds in American history," how CISOs can guard against their own liability, and major security and privacy shifts and the outlook for 2023.
Companies have transitioned since COVID-19 began from lifting and shifting their existing apps to the cloud to entirely rebuilding their applications in cloud-native form. Palo Alto President BJ Jenkins says companies need "shift left" security to get protection as they're coding and building apps.
When healthcare organizations come together through mergers or acquisitions, it is critical for the entities to carefully assess the cyber risk each poses, as well as its level of cyber maturity, says Jigar Kadakia, CISO and chief privacy officer at Boston-based Mass General Brigham.
The $250 million acquisition of Cider Security will allow Palo Alto Networks to secure a piece of code from development to its implementation in a runtime environment. CEO Nikesh Arora says the company must understand the tool sets and open-source widgets coming into the customer's supply chain.
Defenders have made strides in disrupting ransomware, but assessing the effectiveness of countermeasures is tough due to a scarcity of information, says cybersecurity veteran Jen Ellis. "We know what the tip of the iceberg looks like, but we don't know what percentage of that iceberg we can see."
The Health Sector Coordinating Council is embarking on a five-year strategic plan to help the healthcare and public health sector address future cybersecurity threats, risks and associated difficulties, says Greg Garcia, executive director for cybersecurity at HSCC.
This week's edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses the mistakes enterprises commonly make when building ransomware defenses, the cybersecurity capabilities being built by the U.S. Department of Energy, and the first female CEO at Securonix - one of only a handful in the vendor community.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses why too few organizations admit to being victims of ransomware attacks, how delayed enterprise subscription start dates forced CrowdStrike to cut sales forecasts, and leveraging threat intelligence to protect critical infrastructure.
The shortage of cybersecurity professionals in the United States includes a scarcity of expertise in medical device security, says Bill Aerts, senior fellow and managing director of the University of Minnesota's recently launched Center for Medical Device Cybersecurity.
The latest edition of the ISMG Security Report discusses how the profits of ransomware group Zeppelin have been smashed by security researchers, FTX again highlighting the risks of trading cryptocurrencies, and vendor Extrahop's newly appointed, high-profile president.
Successful account takeovers are one of the most common ways that organizations end up with attackers in their systems. But strong authentication can thwart even the most clever phishing campaigns, says Brett Winterford, regional chief security officer for APJ at Okta.