The Morning Risk Report: Study Shows Deep Flaws in Health-care Cybersecurity

A university study that focused on the practices of health-care workers showed just how vulnerable the industry is to cyberattacks due to information security policies that lag behind clinical practice. Read about the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth College and University of Southern California study which reveals deep flaws in the health care sector organisations on Wall Street […]

HRI’s top ten health industry issues of 2016

From mobile apps to insulin pumps, medical devices increasingly are connected to the Internet. By 2020, Internet-connected healthcare products are expected to be worth an estimated $285 billion in economic value. But connectivity comes with a price – vulnerability to hackers and criminals. Read about the HRI’s top ten healthcare sector security issues for 2016 […]

Real-world risks in an augmented reality

Read Dwight Davis explain the security risks associated with augmented reality on CSO Online : Blossoming from technological roots that stretch back to the 1960s, augmented reality (AR) is on the verge of going mainstream. Emerging commercial offerings such as Microsoft HoloLens and Vuzix Smart Glasses are attracting the interest of both businesses and individual […]

How to attract a board-level cybersecurity expert

Read Stacy Collett explain how companies can attract a board-level cyber security expert on CSO Online : Suzanne Vautrinot’s impressive cybersecurity experience has been in high demand since she retired from the U.S. Air Force in October 2013. As a major general and commander, she helped create the Department of Defense’s U.S. Cyber Command and led […]

Ponemon: Cloud Adoption Grows as Security Lags

Cloud adoption is growing, but companies aren’t taking security into account the way they should. A fresh Ponemon Institute survey shows that many businesses simply aren’t adopting appropriate governance and security measures to protect sensitive data in the cloud. Read about the new Ponemon Institute study which reveals that 73% of respondents deem cloud-based services and […]

Countdown to compliance — is your business GDPR ready?

Read Rick Orloff describe GDPR means for businesses and how businesses can be ready for it on SC Magazine : If you were to ask most IT executives (CIOs, CSOs, CISOs etc.) whether their businesses have adequate security measures in place to defend against online threats, it is highly likely that they would reply in the […]

The Cyber Threat To Democracy: And the need for a swift, forceful response to DNC hacks

Jason Healey provides well reasoned context on what the US should do about the DNC hacks in an opinion piece in Passcode titled “DNC hack requires swift, forceful response from Washington.” In it he clearly articulates what is at stake here. Our democracy is under attack. He then logically lays out the need for strategic moves […]

Ponemon: Data breach costs now average $154 per record

According to a report released this morning by IBM and the Ponemon Institute, the per-record cost of a data breach reached $154 this year, up 12 percent from last year’s $145. In addition, the average total cost of a single data breach rose 23 percent to $3.79 million. Read about the new report by IBM and […]

Are You Protected? 4 Tips to Avoid Losing $154 Per Record Stolen in a Corporate Data Breach

Read Amit Sen give four tips to protect your company from data breach on Business : Securing your company’s data is critical for both your bottom-line and brand reputation.When a breach occurs, your customers lose faith in your organization. With the cost of a data breach estimated at $154 per record compromised, the financial burden of […]

BYOD policies essential to keep data secure in the public sector

Several organisations within the public sector still need to give ‘Bring Your Own Device’ (BYOD) initiatives proper consideration. Only then can security risks be avoided and the benefits of BYOD completely achieved. New research from Annodata surveyed 100 UK IT decision makers from public sector organisations. The results showed that currently only 22 percent of […]