Anti-Money Laundering (AML) , Fraud Management & Cybercrime , Social Engineering

ISMG Editors: Analyzing the Twilio Breach

Also: Supply Chain Attack on NHS; Sanction of Crypto Mixer
Clockwise, from top left: David Perera, Anna Delaney, Mathew Schwartz and Marianne Kolbasuk McGee

In the latest weekly update, four editors at Information Security Media Group discuss important cybersecurity and privacy issues, including the breach of customer engagement platform Twilio, a cyberattack on the U.K.'s NHS that has reignited concerns about supply chain security in the healthcare sector, and the U.S. Treasury clamping down on shady cryptocurrency mixers.

See Also: Healthcare in The Cloud: Detecting and Overcoming Threats to Ensure Continuity & Compliance

The panelists - David Perera, editorial director, ISMG news; Anna Delaney, director, productions; Mathew Schwartz, executive editor, DataBreachToday & Europe; and Marianne Kolbasuk McGee, executive editor, HealthcareInfoSecurity - discuss:

  • How customer engagement platform Twilio suffered a data breach after multiple employees were tricked into providing their login credentials to attackers;
  • Critical lessons for healthcare organizations after the U.K.'s National Health Service experienced outages resulting from a cyberattack on a third-party vendor;
  • The Department of the Treasury's sanction of Tornado Cash, an online service that criminals use to hide stolen cryptocurrency.

The ISMG Editors' Panel runs weekly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the July 29 Privacy Special edition with Lisa Sotto and the Aug. 5 edition on midsized businesses being the new frontier for ransomware demands.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, Productions, ISMG

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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