Creating a Culture of Data Privacy, Security in Healthcare

Read Elizabeth Snell’s article about creating a culture of data privacy and cyber security in healthcare on Health IT Security : Organizations of all sizes need to be working toward maintaining proper data privacy and security measures in the healthcare industry. The threat landscape is continuously evolving, and falling behind could lead to a large-scale data […]

14 Percent of Office Workers Aren’t Sure What Phishing Is

A recent Intermedia survey of more than 1,000 U.S. office workers found that 14 percent of respondents either don’t know what phishing is or aren’t confident in their ability to identify a phishing email, and 21 percent have fallen victim to a phishing attack. Read about the the report by Intermedia which reveals that 34 […]

Ebook: Defending critical infrastructure

The Internet of Things (IoT) has opened new pathways for security attacks. Sensor-controlled thermostats, lighting, doors and physical security systems are joining mobile devices, printers and scanners on the office network. Read the eBook about defending the critical infrastructure on FedScoop.

Mobile Phishing Attacks Jump, Financial Industry Is Biggest Target

That’s why the number of breaches continues to grow each year, and one of the methods in which they’re accomplished is through phishing. In a new report released by PhishLabs, data from Q1 to Q2 in 2017 shows a staggering rise, and the likelihood that it will slow down is slim. Read about the new […]

Bad passwords and weak security are making ships an easy target for hackers

Commercial shipping vessels have such poor cyber security it’s possible to track them down and hack into them via poorly secured communications systems. Ken Munro, a security researcher at Pen Test Partners, who has documented the lapses in security said they are “simply not acceptable”. Read about the new report by Ken Munro, a security researcher at […]

Beazley publishes special US healthcare data breach insights report

Timed to coincide with the 2017 American Society of Healthcare Risk Management (ASHRM) conference, leading specialist insurer Beazley has today published a special data breach report for the US healthcare sector. Read the new US healthcare data breach insights report by Beazley which reveals that unintended disclosure accounted for 41% of data breach incidents reported to […]

Cyber security top concern for corporate IoT deployments: BlackBerry

Cyber security is the top concern regarding digital technologies and processes for firms globally (63 per cent) but only a few (37 per cent) actually have a formal digital transformation strategy in place when it comes to Internet of Things (IoT) deployments, new research said on Tuesday. Read about the new research by BlackBerry which […]

33% of businesses hit by DDoS attack in 2017, double that of 2016

Cybercriminals are increasingly turning to Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) this year, as 33% of organizations faced such an attack in 2017—up from just 17% in 2016, according to a new report from Kaspersky Lab. Read about the new report by Kaspersky Lab which reveals that 33% of organizations faced such an attack in 2017—up from […]

MI5 chief warns of ‘intense’ terror threat to the UK

The UK has already suffered five terror attacks this year, and the head of MI5 says the security challenge is only becoming more intense. According to Andrew Parker, terrorist activity aimed at the UK is increasing, and it’s becoming more difficult to detect dangerous plots. Read more about the ‘intense’ terror threat facing the UK […]

Beware of political instability around the globe, says XL Catlin

Political instability in countries as diverse as the Democratic Republic of Congo, Mexico, and Spain could pose significant risks to global businesses, says XL Caitlin’s head of emerging markets. Brendan Plessis advises businesses to be more proactive about monitoring developments, developing contingency plans, and strengthening relationships with local decision makers. Read more about managing political […]