The Ransomware Threat: Three Steps to Stay Safe

Read Michael Fimin explain how companies can avoid ransomware threats on Information Security Buzz : According to the Verizon 2017 Data Breach Investigations Report (DBIR), ransomware was the top malware variant in Crimeware category in 2016. That trend is likely to hold this year. Read his full article here.

ECRI: Healthcare Ransomware, Cybersecurity Threats Top Concerns

Healthcare organizations need to understand the potential safety issues that come with medical devices and systems, according to the ECRI Institute. Healthcare ransomware threats, medical device networking flaws, and other cybersecurity threats are just some of the possible threats noted on ECRI’s latest list of health technology hazards. Read about the ECRI’s latest 2018 top 10 […]

No. 1 Patient Safety Threat? Ransomware, Cyberattacks

While dirty hospital mattresses and the failure to properly disinfect medical gear are among top safety risks posed to patients, ransomware and other cyberattacks will pose even bigger threats to patients in 2018, according to the ECRI Institute. Read about the new report by ECRI Institute which says that ransomware and cyber attacks will pose […]

Cyber Security: Be Aware. Be Prepared

Cyber security encompasses how companies and individuals adopt and implement strategies to deter and minimise the impact of cyber attacks. Read Jen Tan and her team discuss the importance of understanding the cyber security threats that we face every day on Lexology.

Organisations in the UK ‘dangerously’ unprepared for cyber attacks – report

A study published today has suggested that organisations are “dangerously” unprepared against cyber threats. Indeed, some of the results also indicates that organisations over-state their ability to identify – and therefore deal with – data breaches. Read about the newly released second annual Resilience Report by RedSeal which found that United Kingdom firms are struggling to keep […]

Small businesses at increasing risk of cyber threats

In an auditorium at the Inn at Virginia Tech last month, small-business owners, professionals and technology experts shared horror stories. They weren’t tales of irate customers, unreliable vendors or poor employees, but of unseen villains that wreaked far more havoc on their businesses: cyber security threats. Read why small and medium businesses are at increasing […]

8 Effective Ways To Secure Your Organization From The Increasing Security Threats

Read Joseph Chukwube list eight ways small and medium businesses can protect themselves from cyber attacks on Business2Community : In 2015, The ISACA’s Global Cybersecurity Status Report conducted an online polling of 3,439 ISACA members in 129 countries, including 1,211 members in the United States. Read about the The survey revealed that out of the more […]

Advice for mitigating cybersecurity threats

Read  David Geer’s article about how businesses can mitigate cyber security threats on CGMA Magazine : Nearly three-fourths of company finance leaders have become more involved in cybersecurity in the wake of increases in phishing scams and credit card and database breaches, according to a new global survey. Read his full article here.

Using a robust platform for cyber threat analysis training

Read Joep Gommers’ explain how companies can use a robust platform for cyber threat analysis training on Help Net Security : We have recognised threats coming more regularly from varied origins such as nation-states, hacktivist and cybercriminal actors. Coupled with many new public policies aimed at mitigating the negative effects of data breaches, cyber espionage and intellectual […]

Top Five Cybersecurity Threats to Real Estate Businesses

Read  Gregory P. Stein list the top five cyber security threats to real estate businesses on Lexology : The days of hackers targeting only retailers are long gone. With attacks that can misdirect wire transfers and hold computer systems hostage, hackers can successfully target any industry, particularly those that are behind the curve for cybersecurity. […]